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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Finding Your Identity After The Loss Of A Loved One

Having your spouse die is an extremely emotional experience. I didn’t realize how many things it would make me re-think!  It made me question my very identity. I had a complete loss of self. I wasn’t expecting this at all. Most things that I was a part of before he passed, were different now. It […]

When Do I Take Off My Wedding Ring?

When do I take off my wedding ring? This is the question I see the most. The answer may seem simple, but there are so many dimensions to this- just like a diamond. Everyone feels differently about who should wear a wedding ring, where they should wear it and for how long. Just like grieving […]

Gifts For A Child Who Has Lost A Loved One

I HAVE BEEN ASKED, “What are some good gift ideas for a child who has lost a loved one?”  I have a bunch of meaningful gifts for you to consider… . BOOK: THE MEMORY BOX . FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS BLANKET . BOOK: HEAVEN IS FOR REAL . REMEMBRANCE PLUSH STUFFED ANIMAL . REMEMBRANCE BRACELET […]

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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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