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earthly kings & our addiction to power

By Kathy Escobar / April 16, 2019 / 1 Comment

Yesterday was Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy Week in the Christian calendar on the road toward Easter. I know it’s a hard season for a lot of faith shifting […]

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Jesus, the breaker of boundaries

By Kathy Escobar / December 24, 2018 / 2 Comments

Today is Christmas Eve, the night we celebrate Jesus’ arrival into the world, God in-the-flesh, born to simple people in a dirty stall in a time where political authority prevailed […]

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grief and Good: a good friday reflection.

By Kathy Escobar / March 30, 2018 / 1 Comment

Today is Good Friday. No matter how much my faith has shifted over the years, I still treasure the movement of Friday-Saturday-Sunday in the life of Jesus and the complicated, […]

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outsiders re-dux.

By Kathy Escobar / December 22, 2017 / 7 Comments

In these last few days before Christmas, I’ve been reflecting on this crazy year. On the political bizarreness we are all in the midst of, the stripping of benefits and […]

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its all one big fat paradox.

By Kathy Escobar / December 12, 2017 / 7 Comments

We’re smack in the middle of Advent and I haven’t written anything since Thanksgiving week. That’s because the day after Thanksgiving we found out that my dad was diagnosed with […]

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resurrecting.

By Kathy Escobar / April 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

Today is Resurrection Sunday (and it’s also my son’s 21st birthday!). It’s a day where we tell the Easter story and Jesus risen from the tomb and remember that out […]

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holy week 2017: a cold & broken hallelujah

By Kathy Escobar / April 15, 2017 / 8 Comments

Today is Holy Saturday, the day between the death of Jesus and tomorrow’s celebration of Resurrection. A day of grief. A day of lament. A day of despair. I know […]

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holy week 2017: realities of life's 3 day weekend

By Kathy Escobar / April 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

Today is Good Friday and in a little bit I’m heading over to The Refuge for our contemplative Stations of the Cross, Refuge-style. This is an important day that wasn’t […]

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holy week 2017: bombs & feet

By Kathy Escobar / April 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

I’ve been blogging through Holy Week (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday are up so far). I had another post I was going to share earlier today–Maundy Thursday–but I ended up having […]

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holy week 2017: little pockets of freedom

By Kathy Escobar / April 12, 2017 / 2 Comments

It’s Wednesday of Holy Week, and I’m back in Denver after a family wedding in Nevada and visiting my dad in Northern California for a few days. My heart is […]

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