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November 18, 2022

Am I Doing it Right? A Discussion on Grief: Part One

by Allison Hurst, MS, NCC, LPC

  Grief. It is an unavoidable human experience. In the wake of the September 11th attacks in 2001, Queen Elizabeth II famously stated that “grief is the price we pay for love.” We grieve many things: the death of a person, the end of a season of life, or a relationship that we yearned for […]

February 17, 2022

America’s Forgotten Mother

by Allison Hurst, MS, NCC, LPC

TRIGGER WARNING: discussions of infant loss, maternal mortality, and family separation She’s been on my heart, lately: the Black enslaved mother in our nation’s history. I can picture her, feel her loss and terror. And yet, her experiences are unimaginable compared to mine, I think, as I rock my baby girl in the wee hours […]

December 8, 2021

Grief during the holidays

by Jennie Risley

At ChristianWorks we understand that grief can be difficult during the holiday season. This is typically a time that we gather with family, talk about old memories all while creating new memories. But the holidays can feel overwhelming after experiencing the passing of a loved one, especially if it is a significant member of your […]