we can't solve problems with the same minds that created them

By Kathy Escobar / August 28, 2008 / 16 Comments

this week pretty much the topic of conversation here in denver is the democratic national convention.  it really has been a wild week in all kinds of ways. i tried […]

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"who does she think she is?"

By Kathy Escobar / August 22, 2008 / 17 Comments

heard that one before?  we start to step out, to put our toe in the water, to pursue a bit of our dreams, use our voice, our leadership, lean into […]

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kids & faith: what are we creating?

By Kathy Escobar / August 18, 2008 / 24 Comments

my kids went back to school last week.  all five of them, out the door by 7:30 am.  ah, a little bit of quiet & freedom back in my day,  although i […]

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the crazy tension between "too much" and "not enough"

By Kathy Escobar / July 29, 2008 / 14 Comments

this past weekend i was in a conversation with some of my dear friends that i consider kindred spirits because we are all, in some shape or form, “ex-good-christian-women.”  for all kinds […]

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"auntie kathy, are you sure it's not wrong for you to be a pastor?"

By Kathy Escobar / April 26, 2008 / 61 Comments

well here’s a sincere email i received last week from my 14 year old niece.  i got permission from her to share it on this blog so don’t feel like i’m […]

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unbind her

By Kathy Escobar / April 20, 2008 / 16 Comments

i spent the past couple of days in downtown denver at a women’s event that some dear women i know put together called woman come forth. i run in weird diverse circles. […]

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the tortoise and the hare

By Kathy Escobar / March 17, 2008 / 8 Comments

remember this aesop’s fable?  with five kids i have read my share over the years…the stories are really timeless and profound in more ways than one.   a few weeks ago the […]

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faith & politics: my journey

By Kathy Escobar / March 10, 2008 / 8 Comments

imagine that?   for years, honestly, i acted like i was 100% sure that God was a republican (a great quote i was reminded of this week by anne lamott:   “we can be […]

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igniting the ember: emerging women finding their voice

By Kathy Escobar / March 6, 2008 / 11 Comments

“women have been taught that for us, the earth is flat, and that if we venture out, we will fall off the edge”  – author unknown i’ve discovered the world is […]

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more than the mess

By Kathy Escobar / February 3, 2008 / 9 Comments

  the picture on the left are cups are on my bathroom counter.  and no, they’re not for some science experiment i’m doing with my kids.  they’ve been there for over […]

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