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roots, resilience, resistance.

By Kathy Escobar / January 21, 2017 / 2 Comments

Today is the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump as the President of the United States of America. Some people I know are rejoicing, glad to have the country […]

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strap in, dream making is a brutal bumpy road

By Kathy Escobar / January 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. I always love remembering Dr. King and the beautiful work he and so many others did and are doing on behalf of equality […]

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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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a dark comedy that's not funny at all.

By Kathy Escobar / January 6, 2017 / 12 Comments

I started to write a post this week about “hopeful realism”, what I’m trying to hold on to right now in the midst of the avalanche of cynicism that is […]

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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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when our deepest values get violated.

By Kathy Escobar / December 5, 2016 / 1 Comment

Post-election I’ve been thinking a lot about Nonviolent Communication. I’m not the best at it but I try. It’s been incredibly helpful for me as a tool to notice how […]

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narcissism, power, and staying awake.

By Kathy Escobar / November 28, 2016 / 10 Comments

I hope you all made it through Thanksgiving okay. I know for many it was likely to be a rough ride, with the reality of family and friends’ who-voted-for-who. We […]

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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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lifeway, power, and the cost of telling the truth.

By Kathy Escobar / November 1, 2016 / 10 Comments

In 2007, I co-authored a spiritual formation tool for evangelical women called Refresh. It was a pretty cool project for that long ago; the entire book was printed in full […]

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