By Kathy Escobar / October 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

I’ve been pastoring full-time for almost 15 years and every day I am still struck by the beauty and complexity of journeying alongside people in the ups and downs of […]

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failure week.

By Kathy Escobar / June 6, 2016 / 2 Comments

I’ve got a few more weeks before I take my annual break-all-the-rules-of-successful-blogging summer sabbatical. I’m a bit behind this year but will be here for 2 more weeks and then […]

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10 years!?!

By Kathy Escobar / April 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

Before this week ended, I wanted to celebrate an important milestone that some of you heard about on Facebook and in real life while others may have no idea about–The […]

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church bingo: before & after our faith unravels

By Kathy Escobar / March 23, 2015 / 7 Comments

I got a funny email from a friend a while back about checking out a new church after a radical faith shift.  It’s always so brave to explore new possibilities […]

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another blog birthday, the big 7

By Kathy Escobar / January 3, 2015 / 7 Comments

I always consider this blog’s birthday January 1st of every year.  I had written on the Refuge Blog a few years before here, but The Carnival in My Head officially started […]

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when we're spiritually hangry.

By Kathy Escobar / October 14, 2014 / 10 Comments

When I was last visiting my daughter in New York she started getting cranky because we hadn’t eaten and been walking all over town forever. She said, “Mommmmm, Feed me! […]

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to capitalize or not to capitalize…

By Kathy Escobar / August 27, 2014 / 36 Comments

with violence pervading the world and a countless number of important topics to be processing together, i feel a little bad that i am using this space today to talk […]

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rest, sheloves, blogs, faith shifts & summer.

By Kathy Escobar / July 1, 2014 / 3 Comments

it’s july 1st. we just got back from dropping our #3 off at college on the east coast for his summer-start and we are tired & sad & happy & […]

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"never say never"

By Kathy Escobar / June 17, 2014 / 27 Comments

june’s synchroblog is centered on “if i could tell myself one thing.”  what advice we would give ourselves if we could go back 20 years? what do we know now that […]

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new life through nonviolent communication

By Kathy Escobar / March 26, 2014 / 24 Comments

this month’s synchroblog is called new life and where we are experiencing it in our lives right now. as soon as i get the link list, i’ll post it at the […]

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