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an unhappy july 4th

By Kathy Escobar / July 4, 2019 / 8 Comments

Today is July 4th, celebrated as Independence Day in the United States, a symbol of our independent spirit, breaking free from the British empire, and that start of our democracy […]

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#BecauseOfRHE

By Kathy Escobar / May 7, 2019 / 3 Comments

“The work…is to carry grief in one hand and gratitude in the other, and to be stretched large by them.” ~ Frances Weller* All who knew, read, or heard Rachel […]

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earthly kings & our addiction to power

By Kathy Escobar / April 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

Yesterday was Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy Week in the Christian calendar on the road toward Easter. I know it’s a hard season for a lot of faith shifting […]

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rising together again & again

By Kathy Escobar / March 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Today is International Women’s Day 2019. I didn’t have time to write something new but I made some tweaks to this one from a few years ago. We rise together. […]

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toxic systems.

By Kathy Escobar / February 18, 2019 / 6 Comments

Toxic [tox-sik] Adjective 1. of, pertaining to, affected with, or caused by a toxin or poison. 2. acting as or having the effect of a poison; poisonous.   3. causing unpleasant feelings; harmful or malicious. dictionary.com These past few weeks we learned of over 700 cases of sexual assault and abuse covered […]

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practicing: a new book baby that will be born next year!

By Kathy Escobar / February 1, 2019 / 3 Comments

I’m writing a new book! This week, in the midst of our celebrating launching all our kids adventure, I signed a contract with Westminster John Knox Press to publish Practicing: Be […]

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15 years of pastoring, 11 years of blogging, and a new year of not full-time mommying.

By Kathy Escobar / January 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

January 2019 marks a significant anniversary for me—15 straights years of  pastoring. 15!  I had been doing pastoral-y things for a chunk of years before but one of my most significant life […]

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no ragrets.

By Kathy Escobar / January 2, 2019 / 1 Comment

If you saw the movie We’re the Millers you might remember the scene of the kid who has a big tattoo across this neck that says “No Ragrets” in capital […]

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Jesus, the breaker of boundaries

By Kathy Escobar / December 24, 2018 / 2 Comments

Today is Christmas Eve, the night we celebrate Jesus’ arrival into the world, God in-the-flesh, born to simple people in a dirty stall in a time where political authority prevailed […]

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an angsty advent

By Kathy Escobar / December 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

I’m back. Sort of. It’s a wild time of year and not much time to write but I hope you checked out Mark Charles’ video and some of the other […]

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