resurrecting.

kathyescobar ex good christian women, faith shifts, healing, identity, jesus is cool, spiritual formation 10 Comments

some synonyms for “resurrecting”:  awakening, bouncing back, breathing new life into, brightening, coming to life, making whole, overcoming, reawakening, recovering, rekindling, renewing, renovating, restoring, resuscitating, snapping out of it, springing up, strengthening, waking up. yesterday was resurrection sunday. a day where we tell the easter story and Jesus risen from the tomb and remember that out of the death & …

scapegoats.

kathyescobar healing, spiritual formation 11 Comments

scapegoat:  [skeyp-goht] a person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place. * * * * * this post has been swirling around in my head for over a year now and i finally got a chance to sit down over a month ago and write it.  then i still didn’t post it …

kings.

kathyescobar advent & lent, church stuff, jesus is cool, leadership 17 Comments

yesterday was palm sunday.  i love the easter story; in fact, this week is my very favorite week of the entire year.  like advent & the anticipation of Jesus’ birth, i love the upside-downness of it all.  Jesus, the promised king, the messiah, all grown up, enters into jerusalem to a roar of “hosannas!” and the thrill of impending victory.  …