resurrecting.

kathyescobar advent & lent, ex good christian women, faith shifts, healing, spiritual formation 0 Comments

Today is Resurrection Sunday (and it’s also my son’s 21st birthday!). It’s a day where we tell the Easter story and Jesus risen from the tomb and remember that out of the death and darkness, hope and new life emerge. Despite many shifts in faith over the years, I am still thankful for resurrection and that without the Friday and Saturday of Jesus’ story, Sunday means nothing. Without death and suffering, there is no joy. Our past is always part of our future. Our stories are …

no matter what.

kathyescobar advent & lent, faith shifts, incarnational, jesus is cool 3 Comments

Easter Morning. An empty tomb. Confusion. Hope. What was dead, alive. What was meant for evil, good. What was impossible, possible. Last night I was walking in the parking lot at the grocery store to pick up some Easter goodies and had this thought about Jesus flicker across my heart and I stopped to notice it. The Easter Story could also be called “No Matter What.” No matter what. No matter what, God’s love prevails. No matter what, new life always emerges. No matter what we’ve …

little miracles

kathyescobar equality, healing, incarnational 25 Comments

“the hope of the afflicted shall never perish” – psalm 9:18 **i wrote this post before my last one, thinking the synchroblog was last week,  so it’s kind of sweet to revisit it in light of last week’s wackiness.  thank you for your love & encouragement & support & resolve to keep advocating for and living out gender equality in all kinds of ways.  it meant so much to me to realize how many amazing people my life & blog intersect with and how important it …