Episode 66: Daryn’s Mom

In 2007, today’s guest, Kim, had a pretty comfortable life. She was happily married with three beautiful young children. She had gone back to school and was finishing her master’s degree to become a therapist. After going through struggles when she was...

Episode 65: Zach’s Mom

Today’s guest, Robyn Karns, knows hardship – she has experienced abuse, widowhood, a miscarriage, and divorce, but 17 months ago, her life was absolutely rocked to the core. Robyn lost her firstborn and her best friend, Zach. She wondered how she would be...

Episode 64: Isla’s Mom

I have long hated the analogy of going through a war when someone is diagnosed with cancer. ‘He’s battling cancer.’ ‘She is a fighter.’ ‘They beat cancer.’ Those phrases all indicate that if you are a strong enough person, the...

Episode 63: Kevin’s Dad

Do people get little signs from God or from loved ones after they die? There are strong feelings on both sides of this issue. Many people tell you that this is impossible, and those people use very different points to defend this view. An atheist would tell you that...

Episode 62: Hannah Christine’s Mom

I have often thought how nice it would be if I could just wear a sign around my neck that said, “I am grieving. My child is dead. Be nice to me.” I think others might go out of their way to be a little more kind. They might ask if they could do an errand...