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father's day angst.

By Kathy Escobar / June 17, 2017 / 1 Comment

It’s here tomorrow, yet another holiday that is great for all kinds of people and really hard for many others. I have written about all the major ones at this […]

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we need mothers & fathers & daughters & sons & sisters & brothers.

By Kathy Escobar / May 4, 2017 / 2 Comments

I’m on a bit of a power-of-community roll right now, revisiting some old posts that have been rattling around in my head.  To me, the purpose of community, “the church”, is to […]

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failed relationships.

By Kathy Escobar / June 10, 2016 / 3 Comments

Today’s post is a day late for Failure Week, but no one cares except for me, ha ha. I am trying to wrap up a few things before a blog […]

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some possibilities for bridge building instead of bombing (even though i'm better at that).

By Kathy Escobar / February 29, 2016 / 4 Comments

I know I can be such a hypocrite. I say one thing and do another. I’m human. I’m doing the best I can with what I have but want to […]

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different not divided.

By Kathy Escobar / January 12, 2016 / 7 Comments

One of the things I care the most about is creating spaces and places where people can have hard conversations about life and faith. It’s not the easiest task. And […]

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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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underneath anger.

By Kathy Escobar / May 20, 2015 / 14 Comments

This month’s Synchroblog is centered on Anger. Here’s the description: “Anger sometimes has a bad reputation. Some of us have been taught that anger is a negative emotion, something that […]

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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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friends-of-faith-shifters: things that help, things that hurt

By Kathy Escobar / March 9, 2015 / 26 Comments

Some things I originally wrote made it into Faith Shift, and some things didn’t.  After multiple conversations in the past several weeks, I thought I’d share some of the on-the-cutting-room-floor […]

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a thing or two about narcissism (+ church).

By Kathy Escobar / February 16, 2015 / 73 Comments

For a lot of years now I have been journeying with a lot of women who have been in marriages or relationships with narcissists. I’m not talking about plain old […]

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