Author Archives: Brian Walsh
Household Prayers of Liberation
From Paul's "household code" to household prayers of liberation
Don’t forget who you are
Remembering who we are, remembering our story, shaping our character.
What is it that shakes your faith to its very core? What kind of thing can render you faithless? What could strip you of your faith?
Away from the Manger: The Refugee King
Away from the manger they ran for their lives The crying boy Jesus, a son they must hide A dream came to Joseph, they fled in the night And they ran and they ran and they ran
Advent: Hope, Land, and Wine
Hope is impossible without a deep sense of being landed. And hope is impossible if you never get dirt under your fingernails.
Advent in the Midst of Collapse
To enter into Advent is to read the signs of the times to discern what is happening, and where we are going, through the eyes of Jesus.
Shepherds and Advent
The day we get into sheep at Russet House Farm is the day that we will need to significantly up our animal husbandry skills.
Steve Bell’s Pilgrim Year: A Story Reharrowed
This is a spirituality for the weary and wary, not the smug and self-secure. This is a spirituality with bruises and dirty fingernails, not easy contentment.
Romans in the Shadow of Empire
Introducing Romans Disarmed
Hope in my Wallet
But hope is not born of the erasure of the past. Hope requires the redemption of the past, and the reclaiming of its promise.
Romero Prayers in the face of Empire
Prayers in the face of empire, inspired by Oscar Romero.
For Days are Surely Coming
Days are surely coming. Without that hope, how could we survive the days that are here?
Dreaming of Hope
Sometimes you need a dream of delight to replenish your hope.
Gender, Weeping and Hope
What begins in gendered weeping finds its resolution in gender reversals. What begins in uncontrolled wailing gives birth to hope for a radical new way.
From Maximillian Kolbe to Oscar Romero
It is a short path from Maximillian Kolbe to Oscar Romero.
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