breaking our american hearts

By Kathy Escobar / March 3, 2014 / 5 Comments

this past friday night we hosted a theology camp called “the radical welcome of God: wisdom from benedictine spirituality.” two nuns from benet hill monastery shared their hearts & stories & […]

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a decade?

By Kathy Escobar / January 3, 2014 / 23 Comments

happy new year! i’ve been sick this week, but i realized earlier this week that today marks my 10 year anniversary of entering into full-time-vocational “ministry.” a decade, that’s wild. […]

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living systems.

By Kathy Escobar / December 30, 2013 / 1 Comment

a few months ago, the refuge, along with some friends from several other faith communities, hosted a theology camp in denver facilitated by our amazing friend pam wilhelms, an organizational […]

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By Kathy Escobar / December 10, 2013 / 7 Comments

the other night at the refuge a friend slipped me a vodka bottle and said, “here, i really wanted to drink it but i know it’ll just mess things up […]

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big tables where everyone eats

By Kathy Escobar / November 26, 2013 / 16 Comments

my blog’s been a little wonky the past few weeks, with technical weird things and no time to figure out why people aren’t getting email posts and formatting’s off. when […]

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equality is a bumpy road (and sometimes it makes me want to stand on tables & scream)

By Kathy Escobar / November 15, 2013 / 29 Comments

i am coming upon my 10 year anniversary in full-time vocational ministry. january 1st of 2004 i went on a big church staff as the associate care pastor; the following […]

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restored dignity won't drop out of the sky

By Kathy Escobar / November 13, 2013 / 3 Comments

this past friday i spoke at a large gathering here in denver called simply jesus. i was only there for the first part because of kids’ football games, but i […]

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formation friday: enneagram love (and hate)

By Kathy Escobar / October 26, 2013 / 46 Comments

i know so many people despise personality tools. they hate how they put us in boxes and label us and limit us.  i get that, but i think they can […]

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life, God…God, life

By Kathy Escobar / October 15, 2013 / 19 Comments

immersed in the practice of creating, all things that exist were birthed in Him. His breath filled all things with a living, breathing light–a light that thrives in the depths […]

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formation friday: transitions

By Kathy Escobar / October 11, 2013 / 11 Comments

it’s been a while since i’ve written a formation friday.  oh, how i wish there was a better way to capture some of the fun stuff we do at the […]

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