Rachel Luckey

Rachel Luckey

Author, Master Trainer and professional in Human Resources with 20+ years of experience in strategic organizational and professional development.

Rachel A. Luckey was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She graduated with a Bachelor’s in Human Resources Management from Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio and a joint Master’s degree in Public Administration from the College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina and the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

With a genuine heart for God and love for his people, Rachel Luckey founded several Faith-based community programs like, Life by Design Ministries, Tri-State community Action Agency and her signature program Designing Women, with a mission to empower women to excel to the next level in their lives in the pursuit of excellence by providing educational opportunities for women to become strengthen SPIRITUALLY, PERSONALLY, FINANCIALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY

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Good Grief

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Rachel A. Luckey

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About Good Grief

At the young, ripe age of 25 my son was diagnosed with a rare heart disease.  He was the first of our family to ever experience this condition.  In less than five years he would need two major organs, a heart and a kidney, to survive.  After two and a half years of disbelief and denial, our family would spend approximately two years traveling to different locations outside of the Cincinnati area, sometimes requiring him to travel almost 100 miles one way, two to three times a week, numerous stays in facilities, seeking approval for a double transplant.  So imagine the debacle we faced, when only two-weeks after he was approved for the double transplant, at Lexington Medical Center, in Kentucky, a miracle within itself, to witness his death.  We went from joy to devastation.  More traumatic, our family would endure six losses within a matter of nine months.

Now experiencing the most devastating moment of my life, the death of my son, I lie on the floor in my bathroom, heart aching in pain, unable to breathe because...