in every human being jean vanier

the simple, messy, complicated art of friendship.

kathyescobar advent & lent, church stuff, friendship, healing, incarnational, injustice, spiritual formation 5 Comments

Today is Maundy Thursday, the night of the Last Supper and Jesus reminding the disciples that they were no longer his servants but his friends (John 15:15). That receiving was just as important as giving. That they needed to “do as I have done for you” (John 13:15). A few weeks ago I had the privilege of going on a Learning and Listening Trip to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Some of you may already be familiar with it and the realities of the …

receiving, not just giving

kathyescobar healing, incarnational, jesus is cool, spiritual formation, the refuge 6 Comments

  “a new command i give you: love one another. as I have loved you, so you must love one another. by this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another” – john 13:34-35 * * * * * today is maundy thursday.  i’ve heard the word for years but honestly really never knew what the word “maundy” meant–all you liturgical geeks are probably cringing right now, but i was glad to find out today i wasn’t the only one.  …