Cindy Shufflebarger

Cindy Shufflebarger

Cindy Shuffelbarger is the author of Dancing in the Rain: Finding Joy in the Midst of the Storm and speaks to women’s groups on various topics related to grief, joy, and faith. She experienced the death of her infant daughter in 2006. In addition to writing and speaking, Cindy enjoys photography, traveling, scrapbooking and quiet walks in the park. A registered dietitian with degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University and James Madison University, she now runs a women’s ministry to encourage others in their journey of faith. Cindy resides with her husband and children in the suburbs of Richmond, VA and finds her greatest challenge and reward as a homeschooling mom of three.

Articles:

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One Step to Healing: Write a Letter to Your Loved One

When the life of a loved one is cut short, we’re left with a void. We still had things to say and things to do. We still have a voice, […]

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Making the Decision to Look for the Good in Life

After my daughter’s death, I was tempted to crawl into bed, pull the covers over my head and sleep my pain away.  Part of me wanted the world the stop. […]

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‘Moments in the Middle’ Make Recovery Possible

After my daughter’s death, I recall telling my grief counselor that I knew I would eventually be ok, but I didn’t like the process of getting there. Getting there.  It […]

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‘Arms of God’: Bereaved Mom Questions, Affirms Faith

Having just experienced the miracle birth of my daughter, followed by the devastating blow of her death, I found myself unable to pray.  Prayer had sustained me during the difficult […]

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