when christmas is hard: "help"

By Kathy Escobar / December 7, 2012 / 16 Comments

“o God, listen to my cry! hear my prayer! from the ends of the earth, i cry to you for help. when my heart is overwhelmed. lead me to the towering rock of […]

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when christmas is hard.

By Kathy Escobar / November 30, 2012 / 15 Comments

i like christmas.  i am not crazy about the commercialism and try to avoid stores at all costs starting from thanksgiving on, but i do love the season.  i love […]

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pain relief not pain removal

By Kathy Escobar / December 28, 2011 / 23 Comments

*this post is part of the christmas synchroblog centered on Jesus came: did you get what you expected?  i hope you all had a good christmas. ours was sweet & […]

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3, well 4, christmas-y things

By Kathy Escobar / December 19, 2011 / 7 Comments

well here we go, the last few days before christmas.  it was 67 degrees here in colorado yesterday & snowing today!  it has been a really wild & crazy refuge […]

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it's a beautiful, messy story.

By Kathy Escobar / December 14, 2011 / 25 Comments

i do not like shopping. i do not like crowds. i do not like commercials and all of the nutty emphasis on buying stuff. and i definitely do not like […]

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comfortable in our own skin

By Kathy Escobar / December 5, 2011 / 30 Comments

one of the things i’ve always tried to do here is write from my heart. to be as honest as i could.  to not worry about who would think what.  […]

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present, humble, vulnerable.

By Kathy Escobar / November 23, 2011 / 18 Comments

* this is part of the second november synchroblog is to celebrate the beginning of the season of advent.  the theme different bloggers are writing on is:  jesus is coming: […]

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immanuel, God is with us

By Kathy Escobar / December 22, 2010 / 5 Comments

do you ever have those moments where really old worship songs pop into your head?  like out of nowhere?  over 13 years ago at the little sweet church we used […]

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making room for the unexpected

By Kathy Escobar / December 7, 2010 / 20 Comments

i originally wrote this post for christine sine’s advent blog series that she is hosting this season. it was a reflection from the series that we are doing for advent […]

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