Born Grievers, Born Healers

Creating Healing Environments for the Grieving Child Grief. It’s as much a part of us as blood and bones. We humans are grievers to the core. We love and cherish, and we lose what we love and cherish – through death, divorce, conflict, illness, injury, trauma, financial woes, loss of home or homeland… Even so,Continue reading “Born Grievers, Born Healers”

“Doing Grief in Real Life” Wins IPPY Award

Sun City Author Wins International Award I’m delighted to announce that my new book, Doing Grief in Real Life won a bronze medal in the Independent Book Publishers Association annual IPPY awards. My hometown paper, the Sun City Independent, picked up the good news. Thank you to everyone who helped me dream this book intoContinue reading ““Doing Grief in Real Life” Wins IPPY Award”

New Way of “Doing Grief” Is a Life-Changer

When readers tell me that my new book, Doing Grief in Real Life, changed their life, I believe them. The book was written during a decade-long period of loss and grief unlike any my family had known. The pain was so thick some days, we wondered if joy or lightheartedness would ever come again. MyContinue reading “New Way of “Doing Grief” Is a Life-Changer”

Doing Grief in Real Life ~ Softcover on sale now!

It’s been over a decade since I started writing this book. It has been through many transformations – like me. Like all of us. This seems to be the perfect timing to hand it over to the grievers and healers who really need it. Buy the Softcover or PDF E-book today. Purchase on our ShopContinue reading “Doing Grief in Real Life ~ Softcover on sale now!”

Unimaginable Healing

A Guided Meditation from Doing Grief in Real Life Perhaps you have heard the old story about a mother, the Buddha, and some mustard seed. It’s a tale that speaks of unbearable suffering and a need for unimaginable healing. With this brief guided audio meditation from my new book, Doing Grief in Real Life, IContinue reading “Unimaginable Healing”

Songs of Healing

I have been writing healing prayers as song since I got my first guitar at the age of twelve. As a child and youth, I found no greater way than singing to express the depths of my awe and wonder for life, love, and all of creation. As I relate in my book, Sanctuaries ofContinue reading “Songs of Healing”

Helping Children Reconnect with Loved Ones Who Die

A free download to offer some practical guidance in these trying times. Forever After by Shea Darian ~ A reprint from Lilipoh magazine. “The problem with much of the advice being doled out to parents and caregivers concerning death is that it fails to balance the finality of death with the fact that–in one wayContinue reading “Helping Children Reconnect with Loved Ones Who Die”