dying yet again.

kathyescobar advent & lent, healing, identity, spiritual formation 12 Comments

“The process of conversion begins with genuine openness to change–to be open to the possibility that just as natural life evolves, so our spiritual life is evolving…. Each time you consent to an enhancement of faith, your world changes and all your relationship have to be adjusted to the new perspective and the new light that has been given you. …

belonging.

kathyescobar advent & lent, ex good christian women, healing, identity, relationships, spiritual formation, synchroblog, the carnival in my head 16 Comments

this post is part of the march synchroblog, multiple bloggers writing on the same subject. this month’s topic is in the spirit of lent–the wilderness experience.  you can check out links from other bloggers at the bottom of this post. * * * * * “our level of belonging can never exceed our level of self-acceptance” – brene brown this …

letting go

kathyescobar spiritual formation, the carnival in my head 8 Comments

well here are, over halfway into lent on the road to easter.  it’s an odd journey for many; i know many of you are honoring the season in some way, shape or form, and yet others of you don’t have it on your radar at all for all kinds of reasons. one potentially dangerous thing about spiritual practices is that …