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empty refrigerators, pawn shops & a long hill up

By Kathy Escobar / October 15, 2008 / 10 Comments

when our refrigerator is empty, i go to the costco and buy what we need.  when my gas tank is empty, i drive down the street, swipe my card and […]

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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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make advocates not buildings

By Kathy Escobar / July 15, 2008 / 47 Comments

i have been on a bit of a rampage these past few weeks, so i am going to get on my soapbox for a moment (surprise, surprise). you see, in […]

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re-thinking power

By Kathy Escobar / July 8, 2008 / 18 Comments

the old saying “money is the root of all evil” isn’t really that accurate.  we all know there’s something underneath money that is far more insidious–power.  i think about power […]

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a time for burning

By Kathy Escobar / February 26, 2008 / 10 Comments

at the refuge’s february film & discussion night this past friday we watched a time for burning, a documentary shot in 1967 depicting conversations around a white lutheran’s pastor desire to organize […]

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when one of us hurts, we all hurt

By Kathy Escobar / February 7, 2008 / 19 Comments

“there may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” – elie wiesel this past weekend i […]

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moving mountains

By Kathy Escobar / January 18, 2008 / 0 Comments

wednesday night at our house of refuge sage facilitated a really cool thing on prayer beads (more on that next week with some pictures, too!).  he ended our conversation with […]

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when is the time?

By Kathy Escobar / January 1, 2008 / 9 Comments

a few days ago the fam and i went to see the great debaters with denzel washington, the true story of an all-black debate team in the 1930’s that was […]

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