formation friday: a time to…

By Kathy Escobar / May 19, 2017 / 1 Comment

The reason I wrote Faith Shift a chunk of years ago was to provide some tools and hope for people who were losing all they once held dear. It’s a brutal […]

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formation friday: breathe

By Kathy Escobar / February 10, 2017 / 0 Comments

I originally wrote this post for SheLoves Magazine’s December edition, but I thought I’d share it here today  with a few small modifications as so many I know are trying […]

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formation friday: a christmas 2016 prayer

By Kathy Escobar / December 23, 2016 / 2 Comments

Tomorrow is Christmas Eve; my kids are all home, and the older they get the more I realize the treasure of that time. We had our last Christmas party on […]

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formation friday: you're not a failure.

By Kathy Escobar / June 11, 2016 / 1 Comment

It’s the end of Failure Week around here, the last post in this series. I know there’s so much ground we didn’t cover, but this is all I’ve got this […]

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formation friday: screwing up as spiritual formation

By Kathy Escobar / December 18, 2015 / 8 Comments

I make a lot of mistakes. I say stupid things I regret. I dig holes when I should lay down my shovel. I hurt people unintentionally. I hit “send” on […]

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formation friday: missing God

By Kathy Escobar / November 1, 2013 / 23 Comments

“my soul is dry and thirsts for you, true God, as a deer thirsts for water.” – psalm 42:1, the voice one of the things i hear a lot when […]

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formation friday: enneagram love (and hate)

By Kathy Escobar / October 26, 2013 / 46 Comments

i know so many people despise personality tools. they hate how they put us in boxes and label us and limit us.  i get that, but i think they can […]

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formation friday: touchstones

By Kathy Escobar / October 18, 2013 / 11 Comments

a touchstone: a test or criterion for determining the quality or genuineness of a thing. on wednesday night at our house of refuge, my lovely and wise friend daisha facilitated a […]

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formation friday: transitions

By Kathy Escobar / October 11, 2013 / 11 Comments

it’s been a while since i’ve written a formation friday.  oh, how i wish there was a better way to capture some of the fun stuff we do at the […]

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formation friday: forgiveness

By Kathy Escobar / March 22, 2013 / 22 Comments

it’s been a few weeks since i’ve posted a formation friday. this is a crazy month for us at the refuge & my kids home for spring break & getting moving […]

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