Christina Branum-Martin

Welcoming the Stranger

The story of the refugee in a strange land is as old as humanity. Now, refugees are seeking homes all over the world. And here, in Georgia, many refugees are our new neighbors. Their stories, when listened to, speak of sorrow, grief. Their stories also … read more.

Standing Barefoot on the Earth

The seventh Principle, which affirm “respect for the interdependent web of all existence,” is the center of our worldview as Unitarian Universalists. Yet we have difficulty finding religious language to express this theologically; we have inherited from our religious history a tension between transcendentalism and … read more.

The Most Loving Thing

Sometimes I have days that begin with shocking morning news of more violence, degradation and sorrow in the world.  I feel the weight of the world on my shoulders.  I want to tune out, draw the shades and stay at home.  My heart breaks and … read more.