When Liars, Hypocrites, Thieves, and Cheats Rule

In this essay, Valerie Elverton Dixon says that to call President Trump and senate Republicans liars, hypocrites, thieves, and cheats is not a judgment, rather it is a description. She reminds us of the wisdom of Proverbs that says when the wicked rule the people groan.

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I Dissent

In this homage to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Valerie Elverton Dixon says that blind justice is not justice at all and we each have a responsibility to dissent when we see injustice.

Dear Generation Z

In this letter to Generation Z, Valerie Elverton Dixon remembers the actress Diana Rigg and encourages a new generation of voters to vote from a place or love and duty in order to find grace within themselves.

An Inalienable Right

Valerie Elverton Dixon argues that a "fundamental self-evident truth is human beings have an inalienable right to have power over their own bodies. Human beings have a right to be respected and secure in their persons."

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Sunday on the Patio During the Pandemic

Inspired by a painting by George Seurat and the musical "Sunday in the Park With George", Valerie Elverton Dixon uses colors to describe a Sunday afternoon during this pandemic and thinks about the moral demand and the sacrifice of touch that the pandemic requires. In the end, compassion will make humanity better for generations to come.

Santa, the Cosmos, and a Leap of Faith

Valerie Elverton Dixon writes about her leap of faith that tells her that "the Is-ness that existed before the beginning, that exists now, and that will exist after the end is Divine Love "that loves us with "a love that is as infinite and as eternal as the Cosmos itself."