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Review 'CRITICALLY IMPORTANT . . . I want to say to Lynda that what you are doing is so critically important.' -DR. BERNICE A. KING, Daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King 'INSPIRATIONAL . . . Grief Diaries is the result of heartfelt testimonials from a dedicated and loving group of people. By sharing their stories, the reader will find inspiration and a renewed sense of comfort as they move through their own journey.' -CANDACE LIGHTNER, Founder of Mothers Against Drunk Driving 'DEEPLY INTIMATE . . . Grief Diaries is a deeply intimate, authentic collection of narratives that speak to the powerful, often ambiguous, and wide spectrum of emotions that arise from loss. I so appreciate the vulnerability and truth embedded in these stories, which honor and bear witness to the many forms of bereavement that arise in the aftermath of death.' -DR. ERICA GOLDBLATT HYATT, Chair of Psychology, Bryn Athyn College 'VITAL . . . Grief Diaries: Surviving Loss of a Pregnancy gives voice to the thousands of women who face this painful journey every day. Often alone in their time of need, these stories will play a vital role in surrounding each reader with warmth and comfort as they seek understanding and healing in the aftermath of their own loss.' -JENNIFER CLARKE, obstetrical R.N., Perinatal Bereavement Committee at AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center 'A FORCE . . .The writers of this project, the Grief Diaries anthology series, are a force to be reckoned with. I'm betting we will be agents of great change.' -MARY LEE ROBINSON, Author and Founder of Set an Extra Plate initiative 'MOVING . . . In Grief Diaries, the stories are not only moving but often provide a rich background for any mourner to find a gem of insight that can be used in coping with loss. Reread each story with pen in hand and you will find many that are just right for you.' -DR. LOUIS LAGRAND, Author of Healing Grief, Finding Peace 'HEALING . . . Grief Diaries gives voice to a grief so private, most women bear it alone. These diaries can heal hearts and begin to build community and acceptance to speak the unspeakable. Share this book with your sisters, mothers, grandmothers and friends who have faced grief. Pour a cup of tea together and know that you are no longer alone.' -DIANNA VAGIANOS ARMENTROUT, Poetry Therapist & Author of Walking the Labyrinth of My Heart: A Journey of Pregnancy, Grief and Infant Death 'INCREDIBLE . . .Thank you so much for doing this project, it's absolutely incredible!'-JULIE MJELVE, Founder, Grieving Together 'STUNNING . . . Grief Diaries treats the reader to a rare combination of candor and fragility through the eyes of the bereaved. Delving into the deepest recesses of the heartbroken, the reader easily identifies with the diverse collection of stories and richly colored threads of profound love that create a stunning read full of comfort and hope.' -DR. GLORIA HORSLEY, President, Open to Hope Foundation 'WONDERFUL . . .Grief Diaries is a wonderful computation of stories written by the best of experts, the bereaved themselves. Thank you for building awareness about a topic so near and dear to my heart.' -DR. HEIDI HORSLEY, Adjunct Professor, School of Social Work, Columbia University, Author, Co-Founder of Open to Hope Organization 'HOPE AND HEALING . . . You are a pioneer in this field and you are breaking the trail for others to find hope and healing.' -KRISTI SMITH, Bestselling Author & International Speaker 'GLOBAL . . .One of The Five Facets of Healing mantras is together we can heal a world of hurt. This anthology series is testimony to the power we have as global neighbors to do just that.' -ANNAH ELIZABETH, Founder of The Five Facets of Healing Read more About the Author LYNDA CHELDELIN FELL is the award-winning creator of the Grief Diaries book series, an international bestselling author, and CEO of AlyBlue Media. Lynda is dedicated to raising awareness and offering comfort and hope by helping ordinary people share their own extraordinary journeys through Grief Diaries. CHRISTINE DUMINIAK is a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, radio host, speaker, and founder of Prayer Wave for After-death communications. She is author of numerous books about after-death communication including the new children?s book Grammy Visits From Heaven. MARY LEE ROBINSON is a Certified Grief Coach, a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, author of The Widow or Widower Next Door, and coauthor of numerous books within the Grief Diaries series. Mary Lee also owns Rings of Remembrance, a line of mourning jewelry. Read more