present, humble, vulnerable.

kathyescobar advent & lent, incarnational, jesus is cool, spiritual formation 18 Comments

* this is part of the second november synchroblog is to celebrate the beginning of the season of advent.  the theme different bloggers are writing on is:  jesus is coming: what are we expecting?   come back & check out the links of other bloggers writing on this topic at the bottom of this post  (they will be added over the next week) and you can go over to christine sine’s blog this month for daily posts centered on this theme, too. * * * * * …

immanuel, God is with us

kathyescobar jesus is cool, spiritual formation 5 Comments

do you ever have those moments where really old worship songs pop into your head?  like out of nowhere?  over 13 years ago at the little sweet church we used to go to in the mountains we sang this song almost every week: Jesus, name above all names beautiful savior, glorious Lo-o-o-rd Immanuel, God is with us blessed redeemer, living word there were times, honestly, when it grated on jose and i’s nerves because they played it so s-l-o-w, but this week it came back to …

making room for the unexpected

kathyescobar healing, the carnival in my head 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 at the refuge called “making room for the unexpected.”   i thought i’d just include it here, too, as part of this month’s synchroblog–the journey of advent.  check out the links at the bottom of this post that i’m aware of so far.  i’ll add more at the end of the day.  enjoy. * * * …