helpful & oh-so-not-helpful things people do and say along the way.

By Kathy Escobar / April 30, 2012 / 64 Comments

i have a a theory about people and pain.  when we see others in it, we don’t quite know what to do. the anxiety and discomfort of what other people […]

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last post for rebuilding after deconstructing: 8. trusting the path

By Kathy Escobar / April 27, 2012 / 52 Comments

well thank you, my friends, for taking this crazy journey for the past 2 weeks.  i am looking forward to getting back to the normal rhythm around here next week, […]

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rebuilding after deconstructing: 7. exploring possibilities

By Kathy Escobar / April 26, 2012 / 6 Comments

this is the second-to-last installment of 7 major movements in rebuilding after deconstructing. tomorrow will be a wrap post, which is really the 8th–“trusting the path.” then early next week […]

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rebuilding after deconstructing: 6. igniting passion

By Kathy Escobar / April 25, 2012 / 14 Comments

“the glory of God is man fully alive.” – st. irenaeus here we are, at part 6 of this crazy-intense series on rebuilding our faith after deconstructing.  the previous posts […]

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rebuilding after deconstructing: 5. celebrating what was

By Kathy Escobar / April 24, 2012 / 20 Comments

oh i wish some of you could have seen me years ago.  i was the best-christian-good-girl-ever!  it would make you laugh (or cry).  and as much as i can’t believe […]

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rebuilding after deconstructing: 4. finding what works

By Kathy Escobar / April 23, 2012 / 40 Comments

this is the 5th post in a series here on rebuilding after deconstructing and navigating through deep shifts in our faith.  the other posts are:  introduction, 1. honoring the process, […]

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rebuilding after deconstructing: 3. discovering what remains

By Kathy Escobar / April 19, 2012 / 44 Comments

* this is the 4th post for a series on rebuilding and renewing our faith after going through huge scary shifts.  i have never posted this much in the entire […]

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rebuilding after deconstructing: 2. acknowledging losses

By Kathy Escobar / April 18, 2012 / 43 Comments

“grief is itself a medicine.”  ~ william cowper thank you for your honest & beautiful & hard responses to what the first 2 posts in this series have stirred up. […]

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rebuilding after deconstruction: 1. honoring the process

By Kathy Escobar / April 17, 2012 / 42 Comments

*this is first in a series of posts centered on rebuilding our faith after deconstructing.  read the intro post first if you haven’t already. in 2004, after one year of […]

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