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grief & global pandemics & extenuating circumstances

By Kathy Escobar / March 20, 2020 / 1 Comment

If we were together in real life right now the first thing I’d want to do is give you a hug. In less than a week, hugs have become a […]

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the pervasive patriarchy problem

By Kathy Escobar / March 6, 2020 / 6 Comments

This post was swirling around in my head last fall and on the day that my son died I had just put the finishing touches on it and was getting […]

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the practice of grieving and living at the same time.

By Kathy Escobar / February 7, 2020 / 11 Comments

When you cry every single day for 100 days, it’s definitely hard on the soul, especially when you look toward the next 100 days and realize that it’s just the […]

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mother mary.

By Kathy Escobar / December 24, 2019 / 5 Comments

“When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to meSpeaking words of wisdom, let it beAnd in my hour of darkness she is standing right in front […]

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beyond words (even though i’m trying to use a few).

By Kathy Escobar / November 18, 2019 / 31 Comments

It’s been 21 days since the police showed up at my door to tell me our 5th child and twin brother, Jared, died in his dorm room as a college sophomore […]

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mortality.

By Kathy Escobar / August 17, 2019 / 2 Comments

Another friend of mine is dying. In the past 4 months I’ve gone to 4 memorial services, 3 for long-time friends and one that we officiated for person who was […]

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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 / 1 Comment

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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