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when words elude us.

By Kathy Escobar / October 3, 2017 / 0 Comments

“But let us not put our sights too high. We do not have to be saviors of the world! We are simply human beings, enfolded in weakness and in hope, […]

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descent church.

By Kathy Escobar / June 5, 2017 / 5 Comments

“…The society in which we live suggests in countless ways that the way to go is up. Making it to the top, entering the limelight, breaking the record – that’s […]

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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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a better story.

By Kathy Escobar / May 8, 2017 / 7 Comments

It’s bad out here, people! The political division, the way Christianity is all tied up in it, the fear, hatred, ugly, and unknown. Everyone who reads here doesn’t agree with […]

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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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the difference between cultivating communities and building churches.

By Kathy Escobar / April 24, 2017 / 8 Comments

Yesterday at The Refuge’s Sunday night gathering we had some cupcakes and sang happy 11th birthday to The Refuge. It’s hard for me to believe it’s been 11 years. When […]

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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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who do we defer to?

By Kathy Escobar / February 27, 2017 / 14 Comments

Most anyone who knows me knows one important thing about me: I care deeply about folks on the margins. What that means is that people who are normally not in […]

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strap in, dream making is a brutal bumpy road

By Kathy Escobar / January 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. I always love remembering Dr. King and the beautiful work he and so many others did and are doing on behalf of equality […]

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sanctuary people.

By Kathy Escobar / January 11, 2017 / 1 Comment

I was happy to hear last week that Boulder, Colorado, which is just north of where we live, has declared itself a “sanctuary city” related to immigrants at risk. I’m […]

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