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grief and Good: a good friday reflection.

By Kathy Escobar / March 30, 2018 / 1 Comment

Today is Good Friday. No matter how much my faith has shifted over the years, I still treasure the movement of Friday-Saturday-Sunday in the life of Jesus and the complicated, […]

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outsiders re-dux.

By Kathy Escobar / December 22, 2017 / 7 Comments

In these last few days before Christmas, I’ve been reflecting on this crazy year. On the political bizarreness we are all in the midst of, the stripping of benefits and […]

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its all one big fat paradox.

By Kathy Escobar / December 12, 2017 / 7 Comments

We’re smack in the middle of Advent and I haven’t written anything since Thanksgiving week. That’s because the day after Thanksgiving we found out that my dad was diagnosed with […]

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resurrecting.

By Kathy Escobar / April 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

Today is Resurrection Sunday (and it’s also my son’s 21st birthday!). It’s a day where we tell the Easter story and Jesus risen from the tomb and remember that out […]

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holy week 2017: a cold & broken hallelujah

By Kathy Escobar / April 15, 2017 / 8 Comments

Today is Holy Saturday, the day between the death of Jesus and tomorrow’s celebration of Resurrection. A day of grief. A day of lament. A day of despair. I know […]

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holy week 2017: realities of life's 3 day weekend

By Kathy Escobar / April 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

Today is Good Friday and in a little bit I’m heading over to The Refuge for our contemplative Stations of the Cross, Refuge-style. This is an important day that wasn’t […]

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holy week 2017: bombs & feet

By Kathy Escobar / April 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

I’ve been blogging through Holy Week (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday are up so far). I had another post I was going to share earlier today–Maundy Thursday–but I ended up having […]

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holy week 2017: little pockets of freedom

By Kathy Escobar / April 12, 2017 / 2 Comments

It’s Wednesday of Holy Week, and I’m back in Denver after a family wedding in Nevada and visiting my dad in Northern California for a few days. My heart is […]

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holy week 2017: the great distraction

By Kathy Escobar / April 11, 2017 / 0 Comments

We’re on Day 3 of this Holy Week Series, starting with Palm Sunday and yesterday’s reminder that Jesus’ first act after coming into Jerusalem on a donkey was to turn tables […]

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holy week 2017: turning over tables in the temple

By Kathy Escobar / April 10, 2017 / 2 Comments

This year I decided to blog through Holy Week. Yesterday we started with Palm Sunday and our love of a certain kind of king. I find it fascinating that the […]

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