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God in the thick of us.

By Kathy Escobar / December 24, 2015 / 8 Comments

Happy Christmas Eve. I am juggling kids and Refuge this week with no time to write but always come back to the gift of Jesus, Emmanuel, God with us. It’s […]

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power's resistance to the uncomfortable.

By Kathy Escobar / December 14, 2015 / 2 Comments

This time of year I always think of how much I love the Christmas story. Not the neat and tidy shiny story that often gets told and is depicted on […]

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so much beauty despite the thorns.

By Kathy Escobar / February 20, 2015 / 10 Comments

Well, that was kind of wild. My little post on narcissism and the church was the #2 most-hit blog post in carnival history (#1 is ex-good-christian-women, ha ha).  I am so […]

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outsiders.

By Kathy Escobar / December 23, 2014 / 32 Comments

One of the things that has been the hardest about shifting faith is moving from being an “insider” to an “outsider.” I have always been one of those people who […]

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survival of the fittest church

By Kathy Escobar / October 6, 2014 / 38 Comments

A few months ago I made a big plate of nachos for all of the kids. Within 10 minutes, they were devoured and I made a joke about how life […]

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third way practices.

By Kathy Escobar / June 9, 2014 / 28 Comments

once in a while i click on a facebook link that i sort of know i shouldn’t read but do anyway (you know that feeling?) and yeah, i usually end […]

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the unexpected.

By Kathy Escobar / April 14, 2014 / 9 Comments

yesterday was palm sunday and we had a really fun & sweet palm sunday dinner together at the refuge, one of our annual traditions. one of the reasons i like […]

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the kingdom of God is like…

By Kathy Escobar / March 17, 2014 / 10 Comments

way back when i said i was going to share more about what happens in our living room on wednesday nights at our house of refuge gathering, which has been […]

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breaking our american hearts

By Kathy Escobar / March 3, 2014 / 5 Comments

this past friday night we hosted a theology camp called “the radical welcome of God: wisdom from benedictine spirituality.” two nuns from benet hill monastery shared their hearts & stories & […]

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wonder.

By Kathy Escobar / December 24, 2013 / 8 Comments

“all who heard the shepherds story were astonished.”  – luke 2:18 blogging is a very weird thing. i wrote friday’s post in about 30 minutes, just a quick ramble of […]

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