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by Henry Fersko-Weiss 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…(Read More)

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)

 In November 2019, Amy Wright Glenn and Marinah Farrell engaged in an inspiring conversation. How do we holding space? What is the heart of birth/death doula work? How has Amy’s personal journey shaped her professional life? Listen here “…greater than any theology, greater than any scripture, and certainly greater than my limited understanding…(Read More)

Listen here. “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. For anyone going through loss, this book will feel like a treasure.” —Sharon Salzberg, Lovingkindness and…(Read More)