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holy week 2017: palm sunday, oh we love our kings

By Kathy Escobar / April 9, 2017 / 4 Comments

Today is Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy Week on the road toward Easter. I also call Holy week “It’s not what we think week.” I decided to blog every […]

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broken heart syndrome.

By Kathy Escobar / March 13, 2017 / 17 Comments

I had a little scare last week with my heart. When I called my doctor’s office to tell them what was going on with me, a heaviness in my heart […]

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rising together.

By Kathy Escobar / March 8, 2017 / 0 Comments

Today is International Women’s Day. You all know I am a passionate advocate for women and write about it all the time here. Our equality is all tied up together. Unless we’re […]

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who do we defer to?

By Kathy Escobar / February 27, 2017 / 14 Comments

Most anyone who knows me knows one important thing about me: I care deeply about folks on the margins. What that means is that people who are normally not in […]

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healers, bridge builders, table setters, storytellers, law changers, community cultivators.

By Kathy Escobar / January 23, 2017 / 3 Comments

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that the United States of America feels like the Divided States of America. The sentiment is strong on all sides. Many defending […]

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the unimportant people.

By Kathy Escobar / December 21, 2016 / 0 Comments

It’s been an extra busy few weeks around here with Refuge life and kids and the juggles of this season, and I haven’t had space to write much. I know […]

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my unsolicited advice

By Kathy Escobar / December 12, 2016 / 2 Comments

For almost 9 years I’ve been writing my guts out about church and faith and life and all my dreams of what could be. Despite the vulnerability and what it’s cost […]

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hope, my favorite word.

By Kathy Escobar / November 30, 2016 / 2 Comments

If you know me in real life, you know my favorite word is Hope. Refuge friends tease me about it all of the time, and for good reason. I love […]

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lifeway, power, and the cost of telling the truth.

By Kathy Escobar / November 1, 2016 / 10 Comments

In 2007, I co-authored a spiritual formation tool for evangelical women called Refresh. It was a pretty cool project for that long ago; the entire book was printed in full […]

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liberation.

By Kathy Escobar / October 26, 2016 / 1 Comment

lib·er·ate libəˌrāt/ (verb) set (someone) free from a situation, especially imprisonment or slavery, in which their liberty is severely restricted set free, free, release, let out, let go, set/let loose, […]

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