why sometimes i want to throw in the towel

By Kathy Escobar / September 3, 2008 / 45 Comments

i was about to post something else that i have been wanting to get up here, but i just couldn’t skip over where i’m at today & why i currently […]

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"who does she think she is?"

By Kathy Escobar / August 22, 2008 / 17 Comments

heard that one before?  we start to step out, to put our toe in the water, to pursue a bit of our dreams, use our voice, our leadership, lean into […]

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kids & faith: what are we creating?

By Kathy Escobar / August 18, 2008 / 24 Comments

my kids went back to school last week.  all five of them, out the door by 7:30 am.  ah, a little bit of quiet & freedom back in my day,  although i […]

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the crazy tension between "too much" and "not enough"

By Kathy Escobar / July 29, 2008 / 14 Comments

this past weekend i was in a conversation with some of my dear friends that i consider kindred spirits because we are all, in some shape or form, “ex-good-christian-women.”  for all kinds […]

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i hate shame

By Kathy Escobar / May 27, 2008 / 28 Comments

yeah, i know hate’s a strong & negative word.  i don’t like my kids to say the word “hate” and i am always giving them alternatives:  “don’t like”, “don’t agree with,” “not […]

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surviving spiritual vertigo

By Kathy Escobar / April 7, 2008 / 14 Comments

this post is part of a synchroblog (a group of bloggers writing on the same topic at the same time. check out their links at the bottom of this post) […]

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By Kathy Escobar / March 31, 2008 / 11 Comments

my friend-i-can-always-count-on-to-make-me-laugh-and-worry-about-me-too phyllis tagged me on this meme.  it is always a nice diversion from my constant church ramblings and i’ve been really blue so i thought it might be good to […]

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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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the tortoise and the hare

By Kathy Escobar / March 17, 2008 / 8 Comments

remember this aesop’s fable?  with five kids i have read my share over the years…the stories are really timeless and profound in more ways than one.   a few weeks ago the […]

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the flogging machine

By Kathy Escobar / January 24, 2008 / 15 Comments

a friend emailed me yesterday and told me she had been hanging out in the flogging machine.  in my earlier post i referred to it, but  i realized that my […]

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