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When I review a doula certification submission, which includes written portions of conversations between the doula and a dying person or loved one, I spend time pointing out how an interaction could be improved in one way or another. It’s easy for me to see how the doula could have said something in a…(Read More)

Tales of a UU Chaplain

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I watch a circle of my peers, hospital chaplains-in-training like myself, gather. We arrive on time to find ourselves in a small conference room. The chairs are arranged in a circle. While the bland bureaucracy of windowless hospital décor surrounds us, we stand at the precipice of a rigorous and multifaceted 9…(Read More)

Listen to Amy Wright Glenn, founder of the Institute, reflect upon holding space, death doula work, and how we can shift our culture’s taboo of openly talking about understanding of death/dying. Access the podcast here (Thank you Sheryl Smith, founder of the engAGING Conversations podcast) &nbsp…(Read More)

Q&A with Amy Wright Glenn

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Listen to Amy Wright Glenn speak about her second book: Holding Space ~ On Loving, Dying, and Letting Go “Holding Space does just that for each of us. In a clear, intimate voice, Amy Wright Glenn shares her own experience and wisdom and by doing so makes a space for her reader to develop the same…(Read More)