jenga faith

By Kathy Escobar / March 20, 2008 / 16 Comments

this has been on my mind for a while and i’ve been meaning to put it into words. it came up yesterday in not one, not two, but three conversations […]

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conspiring for change

By Kathy Escobar / March 3, 2008 / 1 Comment

conspire. i love this word. so many of us have probably always thought of this as a negative word-“conspiring against the authorities”…”conspiracy to overthrow the government”…”conspiracy to commit a crime.” […]

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the power of the ordinary

By Kathy Escobar / February 5, 2008 / 3 Comments

this past week i stumbled on a quote at my friend makeesha’s blog by shane claiborne (one of my favorite voices for change in the kingdom of God). claiborne said”:  “get […]

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12.3.07 – from the refuge blog…the magi: pagans who see God

By Kathy Escobar / December 4, 2007 / 0 Comments

it’s 4 weeks until christmas. hard to believe. i know it’s a really sucky time of year for a lot of people. the darkness sets in, depression about money, relationships, […]

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9.25.07 from the refuge blog…we're in good company

By Kathy Escobar / September 25, 2007 / 1 Comment

when you think of mother teresa, what words come to mind? for me, i think of “poured out, deeply connected to God, amazingly humble, willing heart, in love with Jesus, […]

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9.3.07 from the refuge blog…fabio jesus

By Kathy Escobar / September 3, 2007 / 0 Comments

i hate to pick on fabio, but honestly, I do not know what his appeal is. he’s just so….perfect. those abs, the flowing hair, the perfect smile, those penetrating eyes. […]

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5.15.07 from the refuge blog…Downward Mobility

By Kathy Escobar / May 15, 2007 / 1 Comment

Well it’s official I am over the hill! 40 years old. I know those of you who have already hit this mark don’t have a lick of sympathy for me. […]

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12.5.06 from the refuge blog….Equality

By Kathy Escobar / December 5, 2006 / 0 Comments

Christmas. Everyone responds to this time of year differently. For some, it’s a great season filled with food and family and happy memory-making. For others, it’s a time of dread. […]

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11.7.06 from the refuge blog – Kind Beats Right

By Kathy Escobar / November 7, 2006 / 0 Comments

The other day I was driving down the road in the lovely suburbs of Arvada and I felt like someone kicked me in the stomach. An old van pulled into […]

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