40 days for wanderers, wonderers, and somehow-allergic-to-churchers

By Kathy Escobar / March 5, 2014 / 12 Comments

today is ash wednesday, the mark of the beginning of lent. for some, it’s a season that has sincere spiritual significance. for others, it’s just another time of a lot […]

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By Kathy Escobar / December 24, 2013 / 8 Comments

“all who heard the shepherds story were astonished.”  – luke 2:18 blogging is a very weird thing. i wrote friday’s post in about 30 minutes, just a quick ramble of […]

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mobile homes (not that kind)

By Kathy Escobar / December 17, 2013 / 20 Comments

* today is the december synchroblog, different bloggers writing on the same topic.  the link list is at the bottom of this post. we are partnering with christine sine’s advent […]

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formation friday: the cross

By Kathy Escobar / March 30, 2013 / 14 Comments

“it is finished” – john 19:30 it’s good friday (well, it was, but since i’m just now posting this it’s holy saturday). and because it’s so important to not be […]

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By Kathy Escobar / March 28, 2013 / 11 Comments

before i dive into a different holy week post, i wanted to share something important related to yesterday’s easter hope(less).  i definitely didn’t write it for everyone. many are in […]

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easter hope(less)

By Kathy Escobar / March 27, 2013 / 24 Comments

it’s easter week. a little hard to believe because it seems like yesterday we were talking about christmas and how hard it can be. i am one of those people […]

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formation friday: noticing

By Kathy Escobar / February 22, 2013 / 7 Comments

twice a month at the refuge we have a gathering called “refuge advocates”, a time for learning, training, encouragement, and soul care for people who journey with people in hard […]

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formation friday: thirsty

By Kathy Escobar / February 16, 2013 / 15 Comments

“but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” […]

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when christmas is hard: honoring paradox

By Kathy Escobar / December 22, 2012 / 8 Comments

well, so much choosing for “help, thanks, wow” for when christmas is hard.  sometimes things just shift and new ideas come.  that’s what i love about blogging; it is current. […]

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when christmas is hard: "look toward the light"

By Kathy Escobar / December 19, 2012 / 12 Comments

“finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” […]

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