Dr. King had preached that true compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar; it comes to see an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring.
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Dear Louisa May Alcott…
Ellijay, Georgia When I was about ten years old, my father, a biological research scientist, took our family on a trip up to the top […]
Some of you asked me this past week if I was talking about Halloween today. My first response was to say no, of course not. […]
In most of the rural Southern churches where most of my classmates were going to be standing behind the pulpit, preaching, in fact Sunday morning worship, was not a messy business at all.
Yesterday and into the early hours of this morning, Atlanta welcomed back Music Midtown after a five-year hiatus.
According to her biographer, Harper Lee has never appeared comfortable in the limelight…
I have just returned from a respite from the Bible Belt. It was not my first one in the more than a dozen years I […]
Curmudgeons are churlish, irascible folks. Cantankerous would be another good word. Grouchy another. A snark goes after anyone whose momentary mess up or past indiscretions make them vulnerable to a misery-causing kind of personal one-sided attack on worth and dignity. What to do?
A wise Greek wrote that all is one, yet everything comes in season.
Summer as a time to take risks. What does that look like?
I grew up and lived most of my adult life in Northern California, within a few miles of the San Francisco Bay. This is not […]
Being a visiting minister here for a short while has made clear for me my priorities in making myself at home in a new-to-me town, if just for a few days at a time.
Rev. Marti Keller video sermon to Georgia Mountains Unitarian Universalist Church (Dahlonega, Georgia, USA) on January 3, 2021.
Every Friday of our married life, or just about every Friday of our married life, my husband and I have taken ourselves to a bargain […]
Biblically speaking, there were only seven women recognized as prophets or prophetesses: Sarah, Miriam, Deborah, Chanah, Abigail, Chulda, and Esther.
Delivered at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville. Reworked from an earlier sermon of the same name. Arguably, a marker cultural phenomenon we’ve still got […]
I chose this sermon from a few years back to revisit, rework, repost, and re-record, because it is about Margaret Fuller, whose tenacity and forward thinking might be an antidote — for a few moments — to the pervasive pandemic messaging we are receiving.
This sermon is available in audio format only.