Julie Lange

Julie Lange

Julie Lange has traveled that dark road every mother dreads above all others, the death of a child. As part of her own healing journey, she has followed a shamanic path for almost 25 years, and is an experienced practitioner and teacher. She leads shamanic griefwork programs with groups and also works with individuals to bring comfort and healing after a deep loss. Julie has authored two books to help those who are grieving. Her first book, Life Between Falls: A Travelogue Through Grief and the Unexpected, chronicles her healing journey after the accidental death of her 16-year-old son in 1993 into a life of unexpected joy and richness. Her second book, Healing What Grieves You: 4 Steps to a Peaceful Heart, is a guidebook to healing blocked grief using easy, spiritual techniques to bring peace and healing in all areas of life.

Articles:

What Grief Teaches Us

In the depths of our grief, something new is being born in us. Grief is the dark mother delivering from her womb of sorrow an unfolding version of ourselves. This […]

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Five Signs You May Be Carrying Hidden Grief

  When my son Justin died in 1993 at the age of 16, I was emotionally crippled for at least a year, unable to return to my former life in […]

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The Quest for Closure

  I often hear people speak about finding closure after a major life trauma or loss. When a loved one dies or a relationship ends, we say we are seeking […]

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Moving Through Grief on Foot

Grieving is a step-by-step journey. Some stretches of the road are rougher than others. But every step is important. Every step has its gifts.

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Poem: Remembering Dad

These are the things you gave me, Dad, And these are the things I’ll prize… To find God in a field of corn And hope in each sunrise, To learn […]

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Dreamwork as a Healing Path Through Grief

The only way to fully understand what your dreams are telling you is to observe them over time and slowly discover the landscape, the common themes and the inhabitants that populate your dream world.

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