Discover Your Pathway to Peace

You can’t go back and change the beginning,

but you can start where you are and change the ending.

- C.S. Lewis

Looking for information on coping with Loss & Grief from Covid-19?

Are you suffering from a broken heart? Do you feel angry, disappointed, resentful, depressed or stuck?

Did a death, divorce, or the end of a romantic relationship cause it? Or was it caused by any of the forty other losses that a person might experience such as moving, pet loss, or a change in finances? Regardless of the cause, you know how you feel and it probably isn’t good.

We aren’t going to tell you, “We know how you feel,” because we don’t. Neither does anyone else. What we will do is provide a safe environment where you will be given specific tools to help you recover from loss and ultimately lead a happier life.


There are more than 43 major life events that result in grief! The Grief Recovery Method is a proven action based program for moving beyond the pain experienced due to:

  • Death

  • Pet Loss

  • Loss of Health

  • Loss of Safety

  • Any Other Loss

  • Divorce

  • Job Loss

  • Loss of Trust

  • Moving

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Joy Gaertner is a teacher, speaer and cancer survivor.  She's passionate about helping individuals find freedom from pain and discover tools to build healthy relationships.  She openly shares her struggle to find balance in her life after the end of a 35-year marriage.  In that devastating journey through loss os marriage, home, hob and community, she discovered her true self and also found healing for the abuse she suffered as a small child.  These experiences only intensified her passion for helping people wrestle with doubts and truth and becoming equipped to navigate the storms of life.  Out of the mosaic brokenness of her past shines the bright light of Hope.

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61 tips on the experience of Grief and how to help people through it.