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    Privilege and Power

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      I can’t stop thinking about my privilege lately. It’s been a growing revelation for a good portion of my adult life, but everything was quickened this year at the onset of the global pandemic. As I watched Australia beautifully handle the unfolding of the Coronavirus and

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  • What was lost

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    I spent some time naming all the things that were lost this year as the world was jarred to stillness with Covid-19. It was painful. Some of the things lost have been public—we lost a lot of income and one of the properties we run our ministry

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    Deep Dive: Grief support groups after pregnancy loss

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    Are you looking for additional grief support after miscarriage, stillbirth, or other types of pregnancy loss?   Maybe your grief is fresh and raw and you’re still reeling from the suffocating blow of a recent miscarriage. Or maybe you’ve long ago buried a secret grief, but something

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  • I See You, Mother

    I See You, Mother

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    I see you—the one flattened by the words “I can’t find a heartbeat.” I see you—the one trying and waiting and wondering how much longer you can hold on to hope. I see you—the one wondering if you have the right to grieve. I see you—the one

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    Yes, another loss

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    They couldn’t find a heartbeat and several rounds of ultrasounds confirmed she had passed away. It all happened so fast and, truthfully, I didn’t believe them at first. Did they not hear me? I felt her alive a few hours ago. I’m sure of it. Didn’t they

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