Sermon Archives: January2017

Sarah Richards
January 29, 2017

Staying Awake

Yesterday morning, I received a text from my sister, a cartoon without any accompanying comment. It’s by New Yorker cartoonist David Sipress. It shows a couple walking down a street, and one says to the other, “My desire to be well-informed is currently at odds with my desire to remain sane.” Does that resonate with…

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Sarah Richards
January 22, 2017

Women on the March

“They tried to bury us…they didn’t know we were seeds.” “Now you’ve pissed off Grandma.” “Girls just want to have fun-damental human rights” “Women’s rights are human rights.” “Power of love, not love of power.” So many different messages on the signs at the Southern Illinois Women’s March yesterday—how many of you were there, a…

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Sarah Richards
January 15, 2017

Voice of the Prophet

Today would have been Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 88th birthday. We Unitarian Universalists celebrate him on MLK Sunday as a great American of deep faith who led and sparked justice-seeking movements founded on the principle of inherent worth and dignity of every person; peace, liberty and justice for all. Cornel West wrote, “The…

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