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a better story.

By Kathy Escobar / May 8, 2017 / 7 Comments

It’s bad out here, people! The political division, the way Christianity is all tied up in it, the fear, hatred, ugly, and unknown. Everyone who reads here doesn’t agree with […]

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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: 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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God, in the thick of us.

By Kathy Escobar / December 24, 2016 / 0 Comments

I wrote this post a few years ago for Sheloves Magazine and thought I’d repost it today, this Christmas Eve, 2016. I am so grateful God is here, in the […]

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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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the church could use a recovery meeting.

By Kathy Escobar / May 10, 2016 / 12 Comments

I always say that AA, Alcoholics Anonymous, is the strongest and most transformational church in the world.  Little pockets of love & freedom are meeting all over the place right now in […]

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no matter what.

By Kathy Escobar / March 27, 2016 / 3 Comments

Easter Morning. An empty tomb. Confusion. Hope. What was dead, alive. What was meant for evil, good. What was impossible, possible. Last night I was walking in the parking lot […]

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the yeah-it's-not-what-we-think-it-is week.

By Kathy Escobar / March 20, 2016 / 7 Comments

Today is Palm Sunday, the start of Holy Week.  I know people are all over the place on this week. Some love it and it is one of the most […]

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God in the thick of us.

By Kathy Escobar / December 24, 2015 / 8 Comments

Happy Christmas Eve. I am juggling kids and Refuge this week with no time to write but always come back to the gift of Jesus, Emmanuel, God with us. It’s […]

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power's resistance to the uncomfortable.

By Kathy Escobar / December 14, 2015 / 2 Comments

This time of year I always think of how much I love the Christmas story. Not the neat and tidy shiny story that often gets told and is depicted on […]

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