the chapters in our stories

By Kathy Escobar / June 15, 2009 / 11 Comments

it’s always so darn serious around here at the carnival.  i don’t mean to be intense all the time, and i swear if you know me in real life i’m […]

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leadership lessons when you want to run for the hills

By Kathy Escobar / June 8, 2009 / 7 Comments

hey, did i scare everyone off  with that last post?  i hope not!  one of the things you non-bloggers need to know is there’s nothing worse than putting something a […]

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absence makes the heart grow fonder

By Kathy Escobar / February 1, 2009 / 9 Comments

31 days of no blogging.  well actually i wrote one easy post for the refuge blog called hope is dangerous so maybe it was only a total of 30 days! […]

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rewind, pause

By Kathy Escobar / January 1, 2009 / 21 Comments

well it’s been exactly 1 year and 2 days since the carnival blog started!  i remember that christmas vacation 2007 i got totally sucked into wordpress & facebook and yes, […]

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can i at least have a cup of coffee with my slice of humble pie?

By Kathy Escobar / October 23, 2008 / 43 Comments

if you haven’t noticed by now, i have some pretty strong opinions about church-y stuff that can definitely come across as judgemental and harsh.  harsher than sometimes i want it […]

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a failure of nerve

By Kathy Escobar / October 12, 2008 / 9 Comments

i was driving home from jose and i’s fun getaway to lake powell catching up on emails & rss feeds (gotta love jose’s nifty internet phone connection that hooks to […]

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goodly parenting (yep, that's two o's)

By Kathy Escobar / October 6, 2008 / 11 Comments

my friend brian at the cheek of God is doing a guest posting series on parenting.  he’s been a faithful carnival commenter & i am so thankful to have crossed […]

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"whatever you do, don't work for a church" & other lingering notable quotables

By Kathy Escobar / September 25, 2008 / 18 Comments

i was walking in the airport the other day lost in some weird travel trance when i remembered a random thing someone said to me years ago that i’ll never […]

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By Kathy Escobar / September 14, 2008 / 3 Comments

well i haven’t participated in one of these blog-tag-games in a while, but i got tagged by brother maynard so i couldn’t say no, hahaha.  plus it was a good […]

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seeing the swan

By Kathy Escobar / September 8, 2008 / 35 Comments

thanks my dear friends for understanding, for the love, the emails, the phone calls, the comments. i of course have felt encouraged in more ways than you know.  in case […]

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