praying when you can't find your prayer beads or have taken the word "quiet time" out of your vocabulary

By Kathy Escobar / February 1, 2008 / 10 Comments

i am not a big pray-er in the traditional sense.   i don’t spend specific time every day dedicated to prayer. i don’t call on God on behalf of people in a […]

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how one parenthetical phrase could change so much

By Kathy Escobar / January 30, 2008 / 14 Comments

certainty.  i miss the days where i was certain, where things were black and white, where i knew the answer “because the Bible says so” and that felt like enough.  […]

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the beauty and pain of pot-making

By Kathy Escobar / January 27, 2008 / 9 Comments

and for all you naughties out there who only saw the title & not the picture,  i’m talking about pots that potters make out of clay!   yesterday i went to […]

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the flogging machine

By Kathy Escobar / January 24, 2008 / 15 Comments

a friend emailed me yesterday and told me she had been hanging out in the flogging machine.  in my earlier post i referred to it, but  i realized that my […]

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a cup of cold water

By Kathy Escobar / January 21, 2008 / 9 Comments

jose and i just got back from portland.  we went to hang out for the weekend with our friends deborah & ken loyd.  oh, it was good for my soul.  i was […]

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moving mountains

By Kathy Escobar / January 18, 2008 / 0 Comments

wednesday night at our house of refuge sage facilitated a really cool thing on prayer beads (more on that next week with some pictures, too!).  he ended our conversation with […]

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MOMFB – making other mommies feel better

By Kathy Escobar / January 15, 2008 / 15 Comments

 ah, in this picture we look so neat and tidy.  all my little j’s–jared, jamison, josh, jose (who helped create these beautiful babes), julia, and jonas.  so squared away.  so […]

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this kind of jesus is too small for me

By Kathy Escobar / January 11, 2008 / 11 Comments

i know i sometimes sound like i am dissing the evangelical church and its rigid ways.  please know i recognize there are so many good, lovely, beautiful sincere people in […]

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quirks r fun

By Kathy Escobar / January 9, 2008 / 4 Comments

okay so maybe i really am in blog-land now,  i always used to see these things when i was reading other people’s blogs:  people would get tagged by someone else […]

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strain to hear the kinder voices

By Kathy Escobar / January 6, 2008 / 14 Comments

every year i make the same new years resolutions. i am really quite pathetic. i always say “okay this year i am going to work out at least 3-4 days […]

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