connection, resiliency & identity

By Kathy Escobar / September 28, 2010 / 7 Comments

a little while ago a friend of mine was telling me what he was learning in the overseas adoption book he was reading.  he and his wife are dear friends […]

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little pockets of love

By Kathy Escobar / November 16, 2009 / 18 Comments

if you’ve been reading the carnival for a while most of you know that i’m a little on the passionate side when it comes to “the church.”  i have had […]

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out of the darkness: the untold story of abused men

By Kathy Escobar / August 10, 2009 / 17 Comments

thank you all for your thoughts and love from my last out of the darkness post.  i am always thankful to hear that somehow my story can offer hope to […]

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out of the darkness: eating disorders

By Kathy Escobar / July 5, 2009 / 9 Comments

i remember about 4 1/2  years ago when a leader of the food issues group at a celebrate recovery group i was co-leading highlighted how little people understood about eating […]

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the furious longing of God

By Kathy Escobar / June 1, 2009 / 1 Comment

about 14 or so years ago i read abbas child by brennan manning for the first time.  if you see my copy, you will notice that practically the entire book […]

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out of the darkness: brave thoughts from a former abuser

By Kathy Escobar / May 25, 2009 / 15 Comments

damn, i know the bravest people! seriously. and what is so funny to me is that many look at our community from the outside and comment that somehow it’s not […]

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the difference between "i suck" and a truly humble heart

By Kathy Escobar / March 3, 2009 / 21 Comments

it’s been quite a month for me; i finished my initial training to be a very part-time university of phoenix online instructor (it was kind of intense and very good!).  […]

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seeing the swan

By Kathy Escobar / September 8, 2008 / 35 Comments

thanks my dear friends for understanding, for the love, the emails, the phone calls, the comments. i of course have felt encouraged in more ways than you know.  in case […]

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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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art is healing

By Kathy Escobar / June 17, 2008 / 16 Comments

this past saturday the refuge hosted a grafitti art workshop at joshua station, our friends near downtown denver who provide transformational housing for struggling families.  it was a perfect spot for […]

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