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Faith Is Like a Midwife
Faith Is Like a Midwife

"I went back to church thinking that it would be like an epidural, like it would take the pain away… that church would make the pain go away. Faith and church was not an epidural for me at all; it was like a midwife who just stood next to me saying, 'Push. It’s supposed to hurt a little bit.'"


from a 2016 interview with Dr. Brown by The Work of the People


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  • Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston.

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