Guest Voices: Valerie Elverton Dixon


Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 12/31/2012

Watch Night: The ‘moment when memory becomes hope’

A reflection on link between New Year’s Eve services and the Emancipation Proclamation.

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Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 12/26/2012

Mindfulness and Kwanzaa

Ethicist proposes a meditative Kwanzaa, a reminder that world peace begins with inner peace.

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Tags:  Kwanzaa; seven principles of Kwanzaa; Valerie Elverton Dixon; peace; world peace; inner peace

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 12/13/2012

A morning telephone call from Santa

Author encourages support for Toys for Tots to help children affected by Hurricane Sandy.

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Tags:  Valerie Elverton Dixon; Santa Claus; 121212concert; Bruce Springsteen; Santa; Toys for Tots; Hurricane Sandy; Superstorm Sandy; superstorm Sandy

Posted at 07:16 PM ET, 10/05/2012

Mitt Romney, health care, and eco-womanism

To the writer, Romney’s policies lack an understanding that human health is tied to the planet’s health.

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Tags:  Romney; Obama; election 2012; presidential campaigns; Valerie Elverton Dixon; eco-womanism; eco-feminism

Posted at 07:36 PM ET, 08/20/2012

‘Sparkle’ spotlights faith and freedom

Whitney Houston teaches the importance of faith in our gifts, dreams and essential selves.

By Valerie Elverton Dixon  |  07:36 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sparkle, musical Spakrle, Whitney Houston, Whitney Houston's final movie, Valerie Elverton Dixon