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Shining Light Parents Episodes

Shining Light Parents is Helping Parents Heal's term for parents who have a child who has died. The term has two meanings. One, we believe our children are Shining Lights, doing great work in spirit, cheering us on, and guiding us- even bringing us together.

Second, we aspire to become Shining Lights ourselves as we inspire and help others navigate their grief.
Feb. 3, 2023

Eric Hodgdon- A Sherpa Named Zoi

It was beautiful to sit down with a fellow Shining Light Dad. A Shining Light Parent has a child in spirit. Us dads taking the mic is rare indeed. Eric Hodgdon (pronounced Hodge-dun) is a coach, author, and speaker. After …

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Jan. 24, 2023

How To Live When Your Child Dies- Vanessa May

"Love Untethered: How To Live When Your Child Dies" is a memoir about Vanessa's grief for the loss of her son Harry. By sharing her personal experience, Vanessa hopes to enable others who have gone through a similar loss to …

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Sept. 29, 2022

Miraculous After Death Communication From Teo

When it comes to After Death Communication, it's hard to beat Teo. Cecilie Surasky and Carolyn Hunt are the parents of Teo Hunt Surasky, an exceptionally vibrant, compassionate, and loving young man who unexpectedly passed in...

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July 7, 2022

Camille Dan- Gathering At The Doorway

Camille Dan is the Shining Light Mother of Aaron, who transitioned into spirit at an early age. Camille and I discuss what Aaron was like before he passed. But, we really focus on her surprising relationship with Aaron since ...

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June 1, 2022

Shauna Domalain- Connecting Mothers With Their Children In Heaven

Shauna's little boy Jack lives in spirit. Shauna has developed a way of communicating with Jack that she shares with other mothers whose children are no longer in the physical. 🔗 All my links and contact info: https://pages.g...

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May 27, 2022

Cindy Baumann- An Incredible Grief Warrior

Cindy has endured more trauma in this life than many of us will in several lives. While there were times she wanted to give up, she never did. Today, she is an example of what we can become if we …

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Feb. 3, 2022

Cathy Jane Jensen- Searching For Her Son On The Other Side

When Aaron Schaeffer died, his mother Cathy Jane Jensen knew that could not be the end. The "loss" of her son set her on a quest that has turned into a worldwide mission. Religion asks us to believe without questioning. …

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Jan. 25, 2022

Marla Hughes- Spirituality, Consciousness, and the Incredible Wisdom …

Marla Hughes has worked with children her entire life in a number of different capacities. At the transplant unit of UCSF Hospital in San Francisco she taught children about exercise, nutrition and relaxation. She worked with...

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Nov. 18, 2021

Michele Benyo- She Helps Children Grow From Their Grief

As the parent of a child who survived the passing of her sister, I know one of the biggest concerns, when a child dies early, is, "How do I help my other child?" Michele Benyo is a mom of two, …

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Oct. 26, 2021

Her NDE With Her Newborn Baby Saved Her Life- Part 3

In Part 3 of our conversation, I ask Alba questions to fill in some of the details of her experience. We learn what the accident is that caused Aurelia's passing. We learn more details about her dreams that predicted the …

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Oct. 14, 2021

Alba Monn- Her NDE With Her Daughter Saved Her Life- Part 2

In Part 2 of our conversation, Alba continues the story of her experience with Aurelia. Alba Monn is an author and a mother who had a fascinating experience with the birth of one of her children, Aurelia. Alba had a …

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Oct. 12, 2021

Alba Monn- Her NDE With Her Daughter Saved Her Life Part 1

Alba Monn is a mother who had a fascinating experience with the birth of one of her children, Orelia. Alba had a near-death experience that changed her life. It was, in actuality, a shared death experience, as you will learn …

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Sept. 21, 2021

Dr. Betty Kovacs- Consciousness Is All There Is

In this scintillating conversation, Dr. Kovacs and I discuss the nature of consciousness and who we are as human beings. We talk about the deep truths behind ancient myths. Dr. Kovacs has been exploring the nature of consciou...

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May 11, 2021

Dolores Cruz- Look Around

Dolores Cruz grew up in Los Angeles where she attended USC as a Theatre Arts major. While working full time as an elementary school teacher, and part-time as a dance teacher at a local dance studio, she and Joey raised …

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April 27, 2021

Isabella Johnson- What's It Like?

Isabella Johnson is an incredible medium and human being with a healing heart. Isabella sees people in spirit as clearly, if not more clearly than she does those of us in the body. Isabella is a shining light mother who …

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