Britt Luby received her master's degree in religion (ethics and social theory) from the Graduate Theological Union in conjunction with the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, California. After years of service as a lay Catholic university chaplain, she now works in hospital chaplaincy. She is a Baptist Joint Committee on Religious Liberty Fellow and a member of Daughters of Abraham, an interfaith women's group. You can learn more at
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As abortion debate rages, walk with me into a neonatal intensive care unit

Perspective: "Redirection of care" is the phrase we use when a family decides the most loving thing they can do for their baby is to let them die. As a chaplain, I accompany parents on this darkest night of their lives.


'Bluey' distills what I want most out of my life as I parent young children

Perspective: "Bluey" is an animated show for preschoolers about a blue heeler puppy and her family. I don't even really like dogs or cartoons that much. But I'm smitten. The episodes are just that good, that poignant.


Learning to like Ramadan while living in Morocco

Perspective: My husband and I had been living in Morocco as Peace Corps volunteers for about six months. Our community, nestled in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, was not dreading Ramadan as I was.


Texas storms: What we keep doing to each other

Perspective: I type this from a warm home in Texas during this winter storm. Many have lost power, abandoned frigid homes and sought shelter elsewhere. But the storm did not do this to us. We did it to each other.