Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Denial.  Anger.  Bargaining.  Depression.  Acceptance.  You may recognize these five words from the seminal work of Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross in which she took the time to interview dying patients exploring the nature of their physical and...

Listening

While the storyteller garners so much of the attention, the impact of telling the story depends directly on the capacity of the hearer to listen.  Sometimes I think when I tell the story of Nicholas that I’m kind of droning on making noise to fill peoples ears...

Welcome to Grief Set Free

Welcome to Grief Set Free, a place for open exploration of the many and varied thoughts, feelings, and beliefs surrounding the death of a child or children.  I’m grateful you’ve found your way here with perhaps a question, a hope, an idea to share, some thoughts...