formation friday: the cross

By Kathy Escobar / March 30, 2013 / 14 Comments

“it is finished” – john 19:30 it’s good friday (well, it was, but since i’m just now posting this it’s holy saturday). and because it’s so important to not be […]

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formation friday: forgiveness

By Kathy Escobar / March 22, 2013 / 22 Comments

it’s been a few weeks since i’ve posted a formation friday. this is a crazy month for us at the refuge & my kids home for spring break & getting moving […]

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formation friday: noticing

By Kathy Escobar / February 22, 2013 / 7 Comments

twice a month at the refuge we have a gathering called “refuge advocates”, a time for learning, training, encouragement, and soul care for people who journey with people in hard […]

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formation friday: thirsty

By Kathy Escobar / February 16, 2013 / 15 Comments

“but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” […]

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formation friday: when we're mad at God

By Kathy Escobar / January 20, 2013 / 10 Comments

* formation friday has kind of become formation saturday. or now maybe even sunday. that’s just the way it goes sometimes.  i decided this one is maybe perfect for sunday–a […]

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formation friday: no condemnation

By Kathy Escobar / January 12, 2013 / 9 Comments

years ago when my kids were little (and we only had a couple!) jose and i did scripture memory cards together as a spiritual practice (oh, those good old days). […]

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formation friday: go to beautiful

By Kathy Escobar / January 4, 2013 / 12 Comments

i thought i’d mix it up a little this week for formation friday with a video reflection instead of using words. i love this song and sometimes it’s nice to […]

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formation friday: free-er

By Kathy Escobar / December 28, 2012 / 15 Comments

“they suddenly recognize that God is a living, personal presence, not a piece of chiseled stone. and when God is personally present, a living Spirit, that old, constricting legislation is […]

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when christmas is hard: "help"

By Kathy Escobar / December 7, 2012 / 16 Comments

“o God, listen to my cry! hear my prayer! from the ends of the earth, i cry to you for help. when my heart is overwhelmed. lead me to the towering rock of […]

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formation friday: hunger

By Kathy Escobar / November 23, 2012 / 6 Comments

“man does not live by bread alone.” luke 4:4 it’s the day after thanksgiving & my guess is a lot of us are still wearing our stretchy pants from yesterday.  all […]

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