crawling through mother’s day

By Kathy Escobar / May 8, 2021 / 1 Comment

It’s been a long time since I’ve written anything here, and I haven’t had much room for social media, either, as I transitioned back from a 3 month sabbatical April […]

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By Kathy Escobar / December 31, 2020 / 1 Comment

When Faith Shift entered into the world in 2014 (!) I had a few core things I wanted to communicate—that we weren’t crazy and were weren’t alone in our faith […]

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dreaming of a non-binary world

By Kathy Escobar / December 23, 2020 / 3 Comments

I’ve had this post swirling around in my head for months now and decided to sit down and get it out before the year ended. Last month, I was at […]

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a weary world, a weary year.

By Kathy Escobar / December 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

Oh, 2020 has been such a brutal and weary year, not just for our family but for the entire world. When we came up with this title for this new […]

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a peace prayer for political trauma

By Kathy Escobar / November 2, 2020 / 2 Comments

In the United States this week, tensions are running high, fear is running deep. Last night as I was going to bed I remembered a moment from 3+ years ago […]

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some things i haven’t said.

By Kathy Escobar / October 21, 2020 / 6 Comments

Next week marks one year without our wild and beautiful and creative and passionate and incredible son here on this earth. At the mom’s grief group that I’ve been going […]

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survival of the fittest.

By Kathy Escobar / July 9, 2020 / 1 Comment

This week I got a beautiful letter from my friend who has been in prison for 7 years. We write now and then, and he shared that all 200 inmates […]

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“mama”, breathing, systemic oppression, and the long uncomfortable haul

By Kathy Escobar / June 22, 2020 / 2 Comments

This past Friday was Juneteenth. It’s a beautiful thing to see the movement happening right now on behalf of black lives. Never before have I seen so many people who […]

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#griefhasnorules – mother’s day mourning

By Kathy Escobar / May 10, 2020 / 2 Comments

Mother’s Day. I could feel it coming this week but didn’t have a lot of time to let the magnitude kick in too early. I’ve been busy with The Refuge […]

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“i see you. i hear you. i’m with you.”

By Kathy Escobar / April 28, 2020 / 1 Comment

Five and a half weeks ago I was supposed to be in the Pacific Northwest for two Practicing events in Portland and Washington. I was so excited because not only […]

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