we don't fall asleep at the table.

By Kathy Escobar / December 15, 2014 / 8 Comments

I haven’t had much time to write this past month. Ideas come floating by here and there, but in the hubub of the holiday, they magically disappear and I honestly […]

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By Kathy Escobar / April 5, 2011 / 5 Comments

i just started reading an interesting book by ruby payne called a framework for understanding poverty.  i had never read it before, although i’ve heard many good things about it […]

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last view from the margins: brown in a white world

By Kathy Escobar / February 27, 2009 / 6 Comments

well, my friends, we have come to the end of february & this 8 post series on a view from the margins. i have really enjoyed everyone’s perspectives and all […]

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a view from the margins: the aftermath of emotional & physical abuse

By Kathy Escobar / February 23, 2009 / 10 Comments

i know the coolest women.  seriously.  strong, brave, courageous women who are rebuilding their lives after the ravages of emotional and physical abuse threatened to ruin them.  i am crazily […]

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a view from the margins: gay + "the church" = a lot of damage

By Kathy Escobar / February 19, 2009 / 21 Comments

well i don’t think it would be possible to focus on a view from the margins without offering some perspectives from a group of folks who tend to be the […]

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a view from the margins: divorced & on the outs

By Kathy Escobar / February 16, 2009 / 13 Comments

if you’re just joining the conversation here, i am in the middle of posting a series of interviews with people i know both in and outside of the refuge who […]

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a view from the margins: marginalized kids

By Kathy Escobar / February 13, 2009 / 11 Comments

marginalizing people is not limited to age.  kids get marginalized all the time, too.  the ones cast aside, avoided,  ignored the  most are probably the kids with special needs.  many […]

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a view from the margins: single dads eeking by

By Kathy Escobar / February 9, 2009 / 8 Comments

i am loving sharing these stories from my friends!  every time i re-read them, i am blown away by their beauty and depth.  janice’s view of  “God’s ghetto” and kate’s […]

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