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no body but ours.

By Kathy Escobar / June 15, 2016 / 7 Comments

A whole lot of years ago, in the 1500’s, St. Teresa of Avila wrote this: Christ Has No Body Christ has no body but yours, No hands, no feet on […]

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"when people are the casualty of belief"

By Kathy Escobar / May 17, 2016 / 6 Comments

I was in a conversation last week with some amazing brave and wise friends, talking about Faith Shift stuff. One of them said something that has stuck with me ever since […]

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trickle-down or from-the-bottom up.

By Kathy Escobar / February 10, 2016 / 10 Comments

In conversations about politics, I’ve often told my kids, “If someone tells you that trickle-down economics is a great idea, make sure you remember that it sounds all well and […]

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little (and big and every size in between) pockets of peace

By Kathy Escobar / November 16, 2015 / 2 Comments

Oh, what a horrid month it’s been.  Beirut, Syria, Iraq, and Paris (and many, many others not highlighted in the news). So much violence, destruction, fear, and confusion. What can […]

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important words from parents of LGBQT kids: what hurts, what helps

By Kathy Escobar / October 19, 2015 / 7 Comments

I had the privilege of spending a few days with an online support group for moms of LGBQT kids of all ages. What a gift! These are amazing women of […]

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please dear God, help us find a better way to talk about abortion solutions

By Kathy Escobar / October 8, 2015 / 6 Comments

I always get nervous when I post about this topic because it brings out the trolls. At the same time, I can barely stand how horrid the conversations about abortion […]

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"privilege" doesn't have to be a dirty word.

By Kathy Escobar / May 6, 2015 / 7 Comments

“Privilege exists when one group has something of value that is denied to others simply because of the groups they belong to, rather than because of anything they’ve done or […]

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walls ruin.

By Kathy Escobar / April 28, 2015 / 6 Comments

I just got back from Israel, Palestine, and Jordan. Every time I write Israel and Palestine, I feel a little weird because most people just think it’s “Israel.” For a […]

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runaway radical.

By Kathy Escobar / April 13, 2015 / 2 Comments

One of the things I have loved the most about blogging is the amazing people I have met along the way. So many hard and beautiful stories are floating around […]

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5 popular ways to shut down conversations about power.

By Kathy Escobar / April 7, 2015 / 20 Comments

Years ago when I started speaking out against the powers-that-be about “church”, I noticed a pattern. Almost the minute something negative was shared, there would be an immediate defensiveness and […]

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