formation friday: screwing up as spiritual formation

By Kathy Escobar / December 18, 2015 / 8 Comments

I make a lot of mistakes. I say stupid things I regret. I dig holes when I should lay down my shovel. I hurt people unintentionally. I hit “send” on […]

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human connection.

By Kathy Escobar / December 16, 2015 / 6 Comments

Some of you may have already seen this excellent video that points to a recent study that confirms what so many have known intuitively–the root of all addictions is disconnection. […]

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"we want more meat…"

By Kathy Escobar / September 23, 2015 / 8 Comments

So far, we’ve covered “But God says…” and “I’m not like those people” over the past few weeks (I’m moving slow; it’s been nutty around here this fall). Today is the last […]

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rebuilding: finding life again.

By Kathy Escobar / June 3, 2015 / 4 Comments

For the past 7 years now I have been writing about my own struggles with faith and doubt and church and have met so many awesome, sincere, wise, brave men […]

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the simple, messy, complicated art of friendship.

By Kathy Escobar / April 2, 2015 / 5 Comments

Today is Maundy Thursday, the night of the Last Supper and Jesus reminding the disciples that they were no longer his servants but his friends (John 15:15). That receiving was […]

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why i love inter-faith conversations.

By Kathy Escobar / March 17, 2015 / 11 Comments

* This month’s Synchroblog is centered on what we appreciate about other religions. You can see the link list of other bloggers writing on this topic at the bottom of […]

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in my living room: choices

By Kathy Escobar / February 5, 2015 / 6 Comments

One of my favorite times of the week is our Wednesday House of Refuge group that gathers at our house. A fun, open group, it’s been going since the beginning […]

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redeeming old words (like "redeem")

By Kathy Escobar / January 12, 2015 / 38 Comments

Oh, I’d love to know how many of you cringed when you read the word “redeem”? It seems like an additional hard part about some of our faith shifts is that […]

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"i'll start my diet monday" and other unrealistic expectations.

By Kathy Escobar / January 1, 2015 / 8 Comments

There’s a joke in my family that when I die my headstone is going to read “Kathy ‘I’ll Start My Diet Monday’ Escobar”. It’s true, I can’t tell you how […]

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power & transformation.

By Kathy Escobar / November 24, 2014 / 11 Comments

This month’s Synchroblog was centered on spiritual abuse & redemption. I didn’t have time to write earlier but it is a topic near and dear to my heart. At the […]

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