I had such a great discussion with Marni Henderson for this episode. Marni is the founder of Coalesce Discovery and Sunrise Retreats, is a licensed health educator and a Life Reentry practitioner, and is a widowed mom herself.
Marni and I discussed her journey as a widowed parent, including:
How her husband told her before he died that it wasn’t her time to go, and this kept her going in the early months;
The decision to send her boys back to school after homeschooling them while her husband was sick;
How deciding to move became her first early step back into life;
How a school trip to Belize became a big “aha moment” for her and her boys;
Some tools in the Life Reentry Model; and
Developing Sunrise Retreats to create a space for widows to connect and to feel a flicker of hope – including retreats specifically for widowers and for those widowed by cancer.
I hope you enjoy my discussion with Marni Henderson.
Links & resources for this episode
Marni’s blog post: “What is your launchpad to creating life after loss?”
Coalesce Discovery - Belize retreats
Sunrise Retreats - Idaho retreats
Second Firsts, by Christina Rasmussen
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