Hi, I'm Marcie!

15 Years Ago My Husband Unexpectedly Passed Away. This Completely Turned Me And My Six Young Children’s Lives Upside Down. From The First Hour, I Was Completely Lost. I Had To Figure Out How To Pull It All Together, Making A Ton Of Mistakes Along The Way.

9 Months After My Husband Passed Away I Hit Rock Bottom. I Finally Knelt Down And Begged My Heavenly Father To Please Help Me. I Heard 4 Words That Completely Changed My Life- STAND UP AND LIVE. I Felt The Meaning Was I Need To Stand Up, Put That Big Fat Smile On My Face And Move Forward With Joy.

Healing After A Loss Is A Journey. Some Days It Feels Like You Are Alone, But I Am Here To Assure You That You Are Not. Today, I Teach Seminars, Have My Story Written In Books, And Personally Help Those Who Are Ready To Move Forward. I Have Learned So Many Incredible Life Lessons And Know The Tools That Empower Me Can Also Help You Have Fulfillment In Life - No Matter What Has Happened In The Past.

I’ll teach you how to grieve, heal and transform into the best version of yourself.
If you have recently lost a loved one.
If you are ready to create the best version of yourself.
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Choice To Wear My Wedding Ring After My Spouse Dies

Deciding whether or not to continue wearing your wedding ring after the passing of your spouse is a deeply personal choice, and there’s no right or wrong answer. Some people choose to keep wearing their ring as a symbol of their enduring love and commitment, while others may choose to remove it as a part […]

Cremation Pros and Cons

Cremation is a common method of disposition for human remains, and it comes with its own set of pros and cons. Here are some of the main advantages and disadvantages of cremation: Pros: 1. Flexibility: Cremation offers more flexibility in terms of memorial services and final disposition of the ashes. Families can choose to scatter […]

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Check out these stories of people who have had hard times and not only survived, but thrive!


This is one of my favorite people on earth and one of the most inspirational stories out there. Clay is my brother-in-laws brother, so a brother to me. We laughed when I asked him if he could tell me how he STANDS UP & LIVES (my motto) you’ll get that as you read his story…  […]

I Am Learning To Walk Again

My grandfather was a veteran who lost his leg. The VA gave him a prosthetic limb, which he appreciated greatly. He outlived my grandmother by two decades. After my dad passed away, I had a conversation with my grandfather about how my mother was coping. My grandfather gave me some advice that I didn’t fully […]

I Survived A Date With Ted Bundy

Years ago I went out to dinner with my neighbor. I asked her to tell me one of her most memorable experiences.  I couldn’t believe what came out of her mouth! She told me she had gone on a date with serial killer Ted Bundy!  Because of her quick whit, she is still alive today. […]

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