TESTIMONIALS

Being There for SOmeone in Grief

"I carry it with me everywhere I go; like a reference manual...a sacred text."

Luz Díaz, MA. EdS,
Individual and Group Grief Support Services
Los Angeles, CA

"If you are a human being on this earth and are in contact with even just one other human being, ever, you must read this book."

Denise Martini
Spiritual Counselor, Soma Sense
Sonoma, CA.

"marianna models how learning and practicing the art of being present with one another, fiercely and compassionately, restores us. This book is Accessible, soulful, and timeless"

Johnny Manzon-Santos
Leadership Coach, Pearl Diving LLC

"...So beautifully written, so important, so healing."

With gratitude,
Sara Harris, MFT

"...I feel I learned more...about how to truly be with someone in their pain than I did in grad school."

Mary Teegarden, MSW
Hidden Valley, CA

"Ahhh it's late and I want to go to sleep, but I CAN'T put your book down!!!"

Robert Petrillo
Tucson, AZ

"Every member of Our 'Victims of Homicide' group has had children or loved ones murdered. your book is so inclusive of the pain we've all gone through. It's an asset in our library."

Jane Orydzuk
Victims of Homicide
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada

the way of Love, Generosity, and Grief: An Intimate Portrayal of Stitching The heart back together (coming in 2017)

​ADVANCE PRAISE
 

​THIS HAS BECOME A BOOK I KEEP BY MY BEDSIDE TO REMIND ME WHAT IT IS TO BE HUMAN.

​Peter Axelrod
Attorney

​I saw a quote the other day by Paul Polak that said, “To achieve true scale, pick a problem that challenges the lives of a billion people.”  Well, I think you nailed it.  Both books actually.  How’d you do that?

Theresa Petrillo
​Placement Coordinator
Adult Care Home Placement Service

​I THINK THIS BOOK WILL BECOME A MODEL FOR LOTS OF READERS TO DISCOVER MEANING IN EVERY EXPERIENCE THEY HAVE, NO MATTER HOW DARK OR DIFFICULT.  IT’S HOW WE TRANSFORM AND GROW, ISN'T IT? 

​Steve Ross, MA, LMFT
Counselor, Author, Caregiver, Cancer Survivor
Tucson, AZ 

​YOUR IDEAS ABOUT GENEROSITY AS A PATHWAY TO LOVE AND HEALING ARE TRULY UNIQUE...

​Joy Jaber
Graphic Design Production
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