roe v. wade: the great backslide will not take us in it.

By Kathy Escobar / June 27, 2022 / 1 Comment

A few nights ago Jose and I were overseas visiting our daughter, an army dentist. We had a long conversation about misogyny, patriarchy, power, and the realities women face just […]

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a peace prayer for political trauma

By Kathy Escobar / November 2, 2020 / 2 Comments

In the United States this week, tensions are running high, fear is running deep. Last night as I was going to bed I remembered a moment from 3+ years ago […]

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some things i haven’t said.

By Kathy Escobar / October 21, 2020 / 6 Comments

Next week marks one year without our wild and beautiful and creative and passionate and incredible son here on this earth. At the mom’s grief group that I’ve been going […]

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survival of the fittest.

By Kathy Escobar / July 9, 2020 / 1 Comment

This week I got a beautiful letter from my friend who has been in prison for 7 years. We write now and then, and he shared that all 200 inmates […]

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the pervasive patriarchy problem

By Kathy Escobar / March 6, 2020 / 6 Comments

This post was swirling around in my head last fall and on the day that my son died I had just put the finishing touches on it and was getting […]

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an unhappy july 4th

By Kathy Escobar / July 4, 2019 / 8 Comments

Today is July 4th, celebrated as Independence Day in the United States, a symbol of our independent spirit, breaking free from the British empire, and that start of our democracy […]

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narcissists are gonna narcissist.

By Kathy Escobar / September 3, 2018 / 8 Comments

I haven’t written much this summer, even though I didn’t take an official break like I have in the past. It’s been a huge season for our family, with my […]

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surviving this presidency.

By Kathy Escobar / January 19, 2018 / 2 Comments

Tomorrow marks exactly 1 year since Donald Trump was sworn into the office of the President of the United States of America. I remember the day well because I was […]

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5 reasons we need more women leading in the world.

By Kathy Escobar / January 10, 2018 / 3 Comments

“We are all meant to be mothers of God…for God is always needing to be born.” ~ Meister Eckhardt Last month we had our Blue Christmas gathering at The Refuge. […]

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underneath guns.

By Kathy Escobar / November 6, 2017 / 3 Comments

Yet another mass shooting has rocked us this weekend. Our hearts are still reeling from Las Vegas and another one slams us, this time at a church in TX. Our […]

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