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God, in the thick of us.

By Kathy Escobar / December 24, 2016 / 0 Comments

I wrote this post a few years ago for Sheloves Magazine and thought I’d repost it today, this Christmas Eve, 2016. I am so grateful God is here, in the […]

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as Christians, this shouldn't be crazy.

By Kathy Escobar / October 17, 2016 / 4 Comments

Let’s face it, friends. Christianity is certainly in an interesting season. The divides are great. The mass exodus from “going to church” continues. The number of men and women of […]

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what we're willing to live with.

By Kathy Escobar / October 11, 2016 / 16 Comments

I am so sick and saddened by the entire Trump Travesty. Seriously, it is so dignity stripping–that he is even a contender. That multiple Christian leaders have endorsed him. That […]

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no one more, no one less.

By Kathy Escobar / October 6, 2016 / 2 Comments

I just got back from a wild and crazy week-long adventure in Europe. We go every year on a standby trip to somewhere fun with our other friends who also work […]

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no body but ours.

By Kathy Escobar / June 15, 2016 / 7 Comments

A whole lot of years ago, in the 1500’s, St. Teresa of Avila wrote this: Christ Has No Body Christ has no body but yours, No hands, no feet on […]

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"when people are the casualty of belief"

By Kathy Escobar / May 17, 2016 / 6 Comments

I was in a conversation last week with some amazing brave and wise friends, talking about Faith Shift stuff. One of them said something that has stuck with me ever since […]

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the church could use a recovery meeting.

By Kathy Escobar / May 10, 2016 / 12 Comments

I always say that AA, Alcoholics Anonymous, is the strongest and most transformational church in the world.  Little pockets of love & freedom are meeting all over the place right now in […]

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war wounds, part 2.

By Kathy Escobar / March 21, 2016 / 4 Comments

I originally wrote the post below in 2006 when I didn’t have a blog but The Refuge did. It was almost exactly 10 years ago. It’s a little freaky, the reality that […]

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trickle-down or from-the-bottom up.

By Kathy Escobar / February 10, 2016 / 10 Comments

In conversations about politics, I’ve often told my kids, “If someone tells you that trickle-down economics is a great idea, make sure you remember that it sounds all well and […]

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God in the thick of us.

By Kathy Escobar / December 24, 2015 / 8 Comments

Happy Christmas Eve. I am juggling kids and Refuge this week with no time to write but always come back to the gift of Jesus, Emmanuel, God with us. It’s […]

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