today i thank God for my babies

kathyescobar mommydom, the fam 5 Comments

mother’s day 2008   life out of nothing chosen, picked, destined to be part of me. part of us. God knew these would be mine, ours. to love, nurture, remind that life is beautiful, good hard fragile that they are exactly who they are supposed to be. strong.  loved.  meant to dream. and we will fight for them always, fiercely protect gently love loudly laugh gladly sacrifice constantly apologize. because time flies and before i know it they’ll be gone. so today i thank God, for …

there was an old lady who lived in a shoe…

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there have been 9 kids at the escobar house the past 6 days!  we’ve been watching our friends 4 kiddos while they are in central america on a ministry networking trip.   it is pretty funny because honestly, once you tip over the edge like we have with 5 of our own, throwing a few more into the mix isn’t that big of a deal.  you hardly even notice.   my twins are 8, though, so it’s been a while since i’ve had to think about sippy cups and …

a little re-post here, a little link there

kathyescobar church stuff, doesn't really go anywhere else, spiritual formation, the fam, the refuge 8 Comments

instead of re-creating the wheel, i thought i’d just pass on a few other posts from the refuge and the collage workshop i went to this past weekend.   the refuge post is about some of the marks of authentic community & some of the things we are passionate about. you can check it out here. jenny wrote about the collage workshop that the refuge hosted on saturday.  she has some good pictures you can check out here.  it was 3 hours of therapy for $5!!  so good.  great company …

5.15.07 from the refuge blog…Downward Mobility

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Well it’s official I am over the hill! 40 years old. I know those of you who have already hit this mark don’t have a lick of sympathy for me. My favorite card this year was made by my son Josh, who’s 15. Here’s what he made up: Roses are red, violets are blue You might be 40 but you look 22 Yeah, he’s a liar, but he loves me (and if you ever need a self-esteem lift, just talk to Josh, he’s the best at …

4.3.07 from the refuge blog…Reflex

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“Where’s Jared? You brought him home, right?” We had been home about 20 minutes from a team basketball party at a restaurant and were mindlessly sitting in the living room watching the end of American Idol when Jose looks up from his computer and asks again, “You brought him home, right?” I immediately leaped out of my seat in a complete and utter panic. No, I don’t remember bringing him home! Oh my gosh, oh my gosh, oh my gosh, I have got to go get …