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5 things for 50.

By Kathy Escobar / May 31, 2017 / 13 Comments

I turned 50 on Mother’s Day. 5-0. Half a century. 5 decades. For all you young people reading, you’re like 50 is o-l-d. For all you 50’s and up reading, […]

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there are lots of ways to mother (and the world sure needs it right now)

By Kathy Escobar / May 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

It’s Mother’s Day in the USA today, the time where a bunch of women feel special and extra-loved, and another group of women often don’t. Like so many other holidays, […]

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the mother's day ache.

By Kathy Escobar / May 12, 2017 / 0 Comments

Mother’s Day is this Sunday. This year it also falls on my 50th birthday, which is kind of wild because I was also born on Mother’s Day. This upcoming Sunday […]

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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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holy week 2017: realities of life's 3 day weekend

By Kathy Escobar / April 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

Today is Good Friday and in a little bit I’m heading over to The Refuge for our contemplative Stations of the Cross, Refuge-style. This is an important day that wasn’t […]

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jezebel, eve, and the baggage we keep carrying.

By Kathy Escobar / April 5, 2017 / 11 Comments

I was out of the country in Peru last week on a fun spring break adventure with our twins, and when I got back and turned on my computer I […]

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WTF, God?

By Kathy Escobar / March 25, 2017 / 6 Comments

One of my greatest joys is to journey alongside people in their honest relationship with God.  I have yet to encounter someone in spiritual direction who was saying things like […]

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broken heart syndrome.

By Kathy Escobar / March 13, 2017 / 17 Comments

I had a little scare last week with my heart. When I called my doctor’s office to tell them what was going on with me, a heaviness in my heart […]

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formation friday: breathe

By Kathy Escobar / February 10, 2017 / 0 Comments

I originally wrote this post for SheLoves Magazine’s December edition, but I thought I’d share it here today  with a few small modifications as so many I know are trying […]

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wallking wounded: hope for those hurt by church & ministry

By Kathy Escobar / February 3, 2017 / 9 Comments

It’s been a long while since we’ve hosted a Walking Wounded: Hope for Those Hurt by Church and Ministry, an online course that my dear friend and collaborator, Phyllis Mathis […]

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