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sanctuary people.

By Kathy Escobar / January 11, 2017 / 1 Comment

I was happy to hear last week that Boulder, Colorado, which is just north of where we live, has declared itself a “sanctuary city” related to immigrants at risk. I’m […]

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God, in the thick of us.

By Kathy Escobar / December 24, 2016 / 0 Comments

I wrote this post a few years ago for Sheloves Magazine and thought I’d repost it today, this Christmas Eve, 2016. I am so grateful God is here, in the […]

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formation friday: a christmas 2016 prayer

By Kathy Escobar / December 23, 2016 / 2 Comments

Tomorrow is Christmas Eve; my kids are all home, and the older they get the more I realize the treasure of that time. We had our last Christmas party on […]

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the unimportant people.

By Kathy Escobar / December 21, 2016 / 0 Comments

It’s been an extra busy few weeks around here with Refuge life and kids and the juggles of this season, and I haven’t had space to write much. I know […]

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my unsolicited advice

By Kathy Escobar / December 12, 2016 / 2 Comments

For almost 9 years I’ve been writing my guts out about church and faith and life and all my dreams of what could be. Despite the vulnerability and what it’s cost […]

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hope, my favorite word.

By Kathy Escobar / November 30, 2016 / 2 Comments

If you know me in real life, you know my favorite word is Hope. Refuge friends tease me about it all of the time, and for good reason. I love […]

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strap in, it's going to be a long ride.

By Kathy Escobar / November 22, 2016 / 10 Comments

Now it’s been 2 weeks since USA election 2016 rocked our world. If you’re like me, you’re a bit inundated with the amount of articles and social media pieces centered […]

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"making nice": the call of the privileged

By Kathy Escobar / November 12, 2016 / 7 Comments

“True peace is not merely the absence of tension. It is the presence of justice.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. We’re 3 1/2 days out from one of the most […]

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light, hope, dignity, justice, peace.

By Kathy Escobar / November 7, 2016 / 1 Comment

Love is the whole thing. We are only pieces. ~ Rumi Tomorrow’s Election Day in the USA. Whoa, it’s been a brutal year. The division. The vitriol. The fracturing. The […]

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liberation.

By Kathy Escobar / October 26, 2016 / 1 Comment

lib·er·ate libəˌrāt/ (verb) set (someone) free from a situation, especially imprisonment or slavery, in which their liberty is severely restricted set free, free, release, let out, let go, set/let loose, […]

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