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formation friday: noticing

By Kathy Escobar / February 22, 2013 / 7 Comments

twice a month at the refuge we have a gathering called “refuge advocates”, a time for learning, training, encouragement, and soul care for people who journey with people in hard […]

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formation friday: when we're mad at God

By Kathy Escobar / January 20, 2013 / 10 Comments

* formation friday has kind of become formation saturday. or now maybe even sunday. that’s just the way it goes sometimes.  i decided this one is maybe perfect for sunday–a […]

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formation friday: go to beautiful

By Kathy Escobar / January 4, 2013 / 12 Comments

i thought i’d mix it up a little this week for formation friday with a video reflection instead of using words. i love this song and sometimes it’s nice to […]

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formation friday: free-er

By Kathy Escobar / December 28, 2012 / 15 Comments

“they suddenly recognize that God is a living, personal presence, not a piece of chiseled stone. and when God is personally present, a living Spirit, that old, constricting legislation is […]

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formation friday: hunger

By Kathy Escobar / November 23, 2012 / 6 Comments

“man does not live by bread alone.” luke 4:4 it’s the day after thanksgiving & my guess is a lot of us are still wearing our stretchy pants from yesterday.  all […]

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formation friday: a prayer for justice

By Kathy Escobar / November 16, 2012 / 2 Comments

“he has shown you, o mortal, what is good. and what does the Lord require of you? to act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” – micah 6:8 […]

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formation friday: pride & humility

By Kathy Escobar / November 9, 2012 / 7 Comments

when i was at denver seminary in the spiritual direction program i had to present a “Jesus encounter” as one of my class projects as a way for people to […]

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formation friday: advocate

By Kathy Escobar / November 3, 2012 / 7 Comments

my husband jose is a pro-bono lawyer for domestic violence victims at a christian legal aid clinic in denver. his email is “jreadvocate” and whenever i email him (which is […]

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formation friday: bread from heaven

By Kathy Escobar / October 26, 2012 / 19 Comments

last week, the day after i realized the refuge was so low on funds, i woke up depressed. in a fog, just weirded out and tired. right now we have […]

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formation friday: God expanded

By Kathy Escobar / October 19, 2012 / 9 Comments

“what comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” – a.w. tozer i’m not sure i completely agree with this quote but […]

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