Miscarriage and the Confusion of Sinful Grief: A Response

Posted on November 14th, 2015
Posted by Cameron Naugle under Disenfranchised Grief
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I stumbled upon an article entitled Miscarriage and the Confusion of Sinful Grief that was posted at the Reformed Christian website “The Gospel Coalition”. Jamie Carlson (who recently miscarried) wrote the post as a reflection on sin and grief.  Here’s a quick except from her post: After my miscarriage, it hit me—grieving and sinning go together. Perhaps […]

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Disenfranchised Grief

Posted on October 14th, 2015
Posted by Cameron Naugle under Disenfranchised Grief, Funeral Planning, Sympathy
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10 Types of Disenfranchised Grief   Grief shared is grief diminished.  When an individual dies, that death throws a web of relationships out of balance, causing the mourners to learn how to live in the new normal.  That new normal is best found together in community. When grief isn’t shared.  When there is no community […]

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On Sharing the Silent Grief of Miscarriage

Posted on October 9th, 2015
Posted by Cameron Naugle under Disenfranchised Grief, Grief
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Miscarriages cause a silent grief.  A nameless grief.  Often a disenfranchised grief. A grief for one who had no connections in life.  No schoolmates, no friends, no co-workers … all of which translates to no funeral.  A grief that can’t be shared. A grief to be borne solely by the ones who conceived.  A grief that […]

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