When Life Shatters Your Heart

April 13, 2002, is a day that will forever be etched into the fabric of our family history. On that day my sister, Joy Martell Souder, lost her only child, Jennifer, when she had a freak fall while hiking with her fiancé. Since that day, life has never been the same for my sister and … Continue reading When Life Shatters Your Heart

Good Grief – It’s Personal

She was a simple, unadorned young woman.  Her long, awkward strides took her quickly from the door of my office to the couch.  She plopped unceremoniously onto the couch and crossed her legs, swinging it impatiently as I settled into my chair. Before I could open my mouth, she said, "My doctor says I need … Continue reading Good Grief – It’s Personal