By Kathy Escobar / March 8, 2011 / 16 Comments

this post is part of the march synchroblog, multiple bloggers writing on the same subject. this month’s topic is in the spirit of lent–the wilderness experience.  you can check out […]

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shame, round 2

By Kathy Escobar / January 24, 2011 / 9 Comments

the past few weeks i have been thinking a lot about shame.  i wrote a post in 2008 that engages with some of my thoughts about it called i hate […]

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all things blog

By Kathy Escobar / January 3, 2011 / 10 Comments

happy new year!  as i mentioned in my last post, the carnival in my head just celebrated its 3 year birthday.  every year i re-evaluate and wonder if i’ll keep […]

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looking back, looking forward

By Kathy Escobar / December 30, 2010 / 6 Comments

oh i am glad 2010 is over. it’s been the weirdest year.  unexpected health issues, woes of parenting teenagers, and just the regular ups and downs of real life have […]

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making room for the unexpected

By Kathy Escobar / December 7, 2010 / 20 Comments

i originally wrote this post for christine sine’s advent blog series that she is hosting this season. it was a reflection from the series that we are doing for advent […]

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what a lot of my missional-in-the-trenches-friends have in common

By Kathy Escobar / December 2, 2010 / 13 Comments

i’ve been walking a lot lately.  before my surgery it was the one thing that helped best with my pain and after surgery it is part of my daily re-hab […]

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being a better friend to ourselves

By Kathy Escobar / November 12, 2010 / 7 Comments

  “love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. The second is this: love […]

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"desperate", chronic pain & bad theology

By Kathy Escobar / October 4, 2010 / 15 Comments

“in this crazy world, there’s an enormous distinction between good times and bad, between sorrow and joy. but in the eyes of God, they’re never separated. where there is pain, […]

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small is plenty

By Kathy Escobar / August 27, 2010 / 9 Comments

i’ve been off line for the past few weeks getting my kids off to a new school year & taking a break from thinking about the blog.  it’s nice to […]

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letting go

By Kathy Escobar / March 11, 2010 / 8 Comments

well here are, over halfway into lent on the road to easter.  it’s an odd journey for many; i know many of you are honoring the season in some way, […]

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