embracing the rhythm of life's friday-saturday-sundays.

By Kathy Escobar / April 4, 2015 / 3 Comments

Today is Holy Saturday, the day between the death of Jesus and the resurrection. It’s the day that most of us want to skip over, the part that so rarely […]

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the simple, messy, complicated art of friendship.

By Kathy Escobar / April 2, 2015 / 5 Comments

Today is Maundy Thursday, the night of the Last Supper and Jesus reminding the disciples that they were no longer his servants but his friends (John 15:15). That receiving was […]

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holy week for the not-feeling-so-holy.

By Kathy Escobar / April 1, 2015 / 3 Comments

It’s Holy Week, and I am guessing you are all over the place on this one. Some of you love it and are enjoying the different services and sacred spaces […]

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By Kathy Escobar / December 23, 2014 / 32 Comments

One of the things that has been the hardest about shifting faith is moving from being an “insider” to an “outsider.” I have always been one of those people who […]

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we don't fall asleep at the table.

By Kathy Escobar / December 15, 2014 / 8 Comments

I haven’t had much time to write this past month. Ideas come floating by here and there, but in the hubub of the holiday, they magically disappear and I honestly […]

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when christmas is hard.

By Kathy Escobar / December 9, 2014 / 15 Comments

Oh, this time of year! Some people love it, some people hate it.  There are so many things tied to the time from Thanksgiving to not just Christmas but also […]

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the unexpected.

By Kathy Escobar / April 14, 2014 / 9 Comments

yesterday was palm sunday and we had a really fun & sweet palm sunday dinner together at the refuge, one of our annual traditions. one of the reasons i like […]

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40 days for wanderers, wonderers, and somehow-allergic-to-churchers

By Kathy Escobar / March 5, 2014 / 12 Comments

today is ash wednesday, the mark of the beginning of lent. for some, it’s a season that has sincere spiritual significance. for others, it’s just another time of a lot […]

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By Kathy Escobar / December 24, 2013 / 8 Comments

“all who heard the shepherds story were astonished.”  – luke 2:18 blogging is a very weird thing. i wrote friday’s post in about 30 minutes, just a quick ramble of […]

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mobile homes (not that kind)

By Kathy Escobar / December 17, 2013 / 20 Comments

* today is the december synchroblog, different bloggers writing on the same topic.  the link list is at the bottom of this post. we are partnering with christine sine’s advent […]

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