Welcome to Grief 2 Growth

Season 1

Dec. 27, 2021

There's No Way I Would Choose This- Or Is There?

This mindful Monday moment was inspired by a comment on Penny Wittbrodt's NDE. A viewer wrote that she was tracking right along with Penny until Penny said we choose to have tragedies in our lives. This makes no sense. Why …

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Dec. 20, 2021

How To Care For Content Creators

In this short episode, I share tips for content creators and content consumers. So much content is available for free. But, it takes time and effort to create it. What do content consumers owe to content creators? How can con...

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Dec. 7, 2021

Crystal Partney-Scattering Hope After My Sister's Suicide

I spoke with Crystal about life after the suicide of her sister Gina, in 2019. Crystal was raised Mormon and the suicide of her sister tested her faith and caused her to wrestle with guilt. It ultimately led to Crystal …

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Nov. 30, 2021

Kristine Carlson- Don't Sweat The Small Stuff

Not everyone has a Lifetime Television biopic starring Heather Locklear. But, my guest for this episode does. Kristine Carlson is a New York Times bestselling author and renowned speaker recognized worldwide for the global su...

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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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Nov. 9, 2021

Jerry Hyde- The Most Dangerous Therapist In The World

You are going to love this guy! I enjoyed this frank conversation with Jerry about what it is to be a man, the ultimate nature of reality, the role of drugs in spiritual development, and much more. Jerry is a …

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Nov. 2, 2021

Shelley F. Knight- Good Grief- Making Positive Changes

Shelley F. Knight is a positive changes expert who can help you through her written and spoken words. Shelley has been intuitive for her entire life and comes from a family that encouraged her spirituality. She has worked as ...

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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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Oct. 7, 2021

Adam Rabinovitch- Connecting Our Paths Eternally

Adam has dedicated himself to a lifetime of service, prompted by the early passing of his toddler sister when Adam himself was a young boy. Today, Adam Rabinovitch is Executive Director of COPE - a nonprofit grief and healing...

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Sept. 28, 2021

Sandra Champlain- We Don't Die

Sandra Champlain is the host of We Don't Die, a popular podcast; the author of We Don't Die, a bestselling book; and the single biggest reason I started podcasting. Sandra was a lifelong skeptic about the afterlife. But, she ...

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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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Sept. 14, 2021

Dr. Boyd Purcell- Christianity Without Insanity

I am happy and hopeful to share this special episode with you. All of my episodes are special. But, in this one, I discuss a particular type of pain that some of us suffered at the hands of toxic theology. …

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Sept. 7, 2021

Barby Ingle- From Wheels to Heals

Barby Ingle is a best-selling author, reality personality, and lives with multiple rare and chronic diseases; reflex sympathetic dystrophy(RSD), migralepsy, PALB2-var, endometriosis, and other pain disorders. Barby is a chron...

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Aug. 31, 2021

Leslie Davis- You Can't Eat Love

Leslie Lindsey Davis is the author of the book "You Can't Eat Love" where she shares the lessons she learned on a journey to learn to love herself. Part of the work was finally dealing with the ungrieved loss of …

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Aug. 24, 2021

Reid Peterson- Grief Refuge

Reid Peterson is the Creator of Grief Refuge, a mobile app that is a daily companion to people in grief. Reid has years of experience working with grief and creating online learning. He has combined the two into a unique …

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Aug. 17, 2021

Frances Key- The Team- Advanced Concepts

Frances Key is the scribe of a four-book series called The Team: A Mother's Wisdom from the Other Side. She began writing the books 19 days after her mother died when she sensed her mother communicating important spiritual in...

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Aug. 10, 2021

Rebecca Valla- When Soul Plans Get Tough

This is Dr. Valla's second appearance on Grief 2 Growth. In May 2020, Dr. Valla and I spoke about healing our inner child within. In this episode, we focus on difficult life situations. Are they planned? If so, why would …

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Aug. 3, 2021

Pastor John Burke- Imagine Heaven

Some people believe Near-Death Experiences are hallucinations, hoaxes, or even tricks of the Devil. But, Near Death Experiences line up with what the Bible tells us awaits us and who we truly are. Near-Death Experiences are e...

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July 27, 2021

Krista St-Germain- The Widowed Mom Podcast

Krista St-Germain is a Master Certified Life Coach, grief expert, widow, mom, and host of The Widowed Mom Podcast. When her husband was killed by a drunk driver in 2016, Krista’s life was completely and unexpectedly flipped u...

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July 20, 2021

Bridget Finklaire- The Bone Circle

Bridget Finklaire is an author and spiritual teacher. We had a wide-ranging discussion as she has a wealth of knowledge to share that comes from years of experience. She's a wealth of knowledge. I started with six pages of no...

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July 13, 2021

Anthony Chene- In Front Of The Camera

Anthony Chene attended business school and began a career in finance before realizing that was not his life’s passion. After graduating in media journalism and audiovisual production, Anthony worked as a video reporter within...

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July 6, 2021

Dr. Vondie Lozano-Life Between Lives

Dr. Lozano reached out to me to tell me about her work with using hypnosis for past life and life between life regressions. It's something I've always been curious about. So, we agreed that I would give it a try …

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June 28, 2021

Rich Curtis- Change Your Story / Change Your Life

My work is largely about helping people change their perspectives. Rich's book "Change Your Story Change Your Life" is about that same thing. Taking the same set of facts and telling a story about it that is beneficial. Rich ...

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June 22, 2021

Allen Klein- Embracing Life After Loss

Comedian Jerry Lewis has said that Allen Klein is “a noble and vital force watching over the human condition.” Klein (aka “Mr. Jollytologist”® and Ambassador of Light) shows people how to use humor and positivity to deal with...

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June 15, 2021

Beth Cavenaugh- Some Light At The End

Beth Cavenaugh RN, BSN is a certified hospice and palliative care nurse, Reiki practitioner, writer, and educator. Sliding into her 25th year as a nurse, Beth has spent the last 15 caring for hospice patients. Beth writes abo...

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June 8, 2021

Dr. Joshua Black- What Dreams May Come

After we have lost a loved one one of the most sought-after signs is a "dream visit". We hear about them all the time. But, what do we know about them from a scientific viewpoint? Dr. Joshua Black is a …

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June 4, 2021

Rounding Third and Headed for Home

My reflections on turning 60. As Joe Walsh said "Life's Been Good to Me So Far" It's been a great 60 years. It's a good time to reflect on where I've been and to think about where I want to …

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June 1, 2021

Emily Threatt- Living and Loving Your Way Through Grief

Emily Thiroux Threatt is the author of Loving and Living Your Way Through Grief: A Comprehensive Guide to Reclaiming and Cultivating Joy and Carrying on in the Face of Loss. Having gone through the experience of two husbands ...

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May 28, 2021

Who Decides When I Die?

Do we get to choose when we die? If we don't choose, who does? Is it God? Is it just random? Which answer resonates with you? Which answer has evidence to support it? If you have a question you'd like …

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May 25, 2021

April Hannah- Carving Out A Path

April Hannah, founder of Hannah’s Healing Wellness Studio and co-founder of a media production company in upstate New York, has been providing clinical mental health counseling for over two decades, in combination with a vari...

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May 18, 2021

Addie Babington- A Deep Dive

Addie Babington is a psychic medium, a channel for non-physical communication, whether that is passed loved ones, higher vibrational being such as guides or Angels or messages from a person's your higher mind/soul. Addie's pa...

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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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May 4, 2021

Special Episode- Upcoming Events

I thought it was time to release this special episode. Sometimes I hear from people who have just discovered the podcast and don't know my backstory. After two years of doing this, it's time to review that for some of …

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April 29, 2021

Bonus Episode- Special Announcement Plus a Gift

I have begun producing a series of meditations/contemplations for your enjoyment and edification. I will sell these on my website and through other outlets. I will make some or all of these available to patrons who support me...

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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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April 20, 2021

Pierre Pradervand- The Gentle Art of Blessing

365 Blessings to Heal Myself and the World What a fascinating conversation with a most interesting man. Pierre shared wisdom he has gleaned from an incredible life. It was an honor to be in his presence. In this interview, we...

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April 12, 2021

Lisa Samet- Emotional Repatterning

Meeting Lisa was like meeting another version of myself in terms of the conclusions we have come to after years of observation of the human condition. I learned so much about understanding the why of what I have observed duri...

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April 6, 2021

Petia Kolibova- Unapologetically Worthy

I greatly enjoyed my talk with Petia, an amazing energetic force. While Petia works primarily with women, I personally got a lot out of our conversation. Petia Kolibova is a women’s transformation coach who helps women who ha...

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March 30, 2021

Katie Beecher- Soul Inspired Healing

Katie Beecher, MS, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Medical and Emotional Intuitive with over thirty years of experience. She is featured in Goop , Kourtney Kardashian’s website Poosh and Miranda Kerr’s Kora Organ...

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March 23, 2021

R. Scott Malone- Infinite Pillar Energy Healing

R. Scott Malone is a long-time acupuncturist, martial artist, and meditation practitioner. He is especially interested and focused on the relationships between the energetics of the body, the heart, and consciousness. In this...

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March 15, 2021

Jacob Cooper- Life After Breath

Jake Cooper is a fascinating young man. He's certainly wise beyond his years. After reading his book, Jake and I sat down for this interview to discuss his amazing experience at the age of 3 when he died and experienced …

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March 9, 2021

Curtis Childs- Swedenborg and Your Life

Curtis Childs is the director and host of Off The Left Eye, a Swedenborg Foundation. Emmanuel Swedenborg was an 18th century Renaissance man, who late in life began having spiritual experiences and wrote about them in a serie...

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March 2, 2021

Stephanie Arnold- 37 Seconds In Heaven

Stephanie Arnold knew she was going to die in childbirth. For months, she told everybody she knew. She sought out doctors to try to get them to be prepared to save her life. And, when she delivered by Caesarean section, …

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Feb. 18, 2021

Dr. Alison J. Kay- Vibrational UPgrade

Dr. Alison J Kay has secrets no one else uses to upgrade, inspire & disrupt old paradigms within her community & the collective. Dr. Alison's mission is to support the next higher evolution of the collective & create change f...

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Feb. 16, 2021

Judy Unger- Beside Me Always

Judy Unger is a Shining Light mother. Judy's five year old son Jason passed away in 1992 at the tender age of 5 years old. Jason had a severe congenital heart defect. Judy's grief journey was unusual in that it …

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Feb. 9, 2021

Claire B. Willis- Open To Grief

Claire B. Willis is a clinical social worker who has worked in the fields of oncology and bereavement for more than 20 years. Claire is a co-founder of the Boston nonprofit Facing Cancer Together and has led bereavement, end-...

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Feb. 2, 2021

Dr. Mary Helen Hensley- Promised by Heaven

Dr. Hensley's parents knew she was special before she was born. Celestial beings visited her father and told her she would be special. When you watch this interview, you'll realize they were right. She is a powerful being. He...

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Jan. 26, 2021

Lionel Friedberg- Forever In My Veins- How African Shamanism Shaped H…

Grab some popcorn and get ready to be entertained. Lionel Friedberg is a man who has lived a full and adventurous life. We could hardly do it justice in this short format. But, we took a good shot at it. …

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