Episode 158: Giving Voice to Grief and Recovery

On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley explore how film gives voice to grief and recovery. Guests include bereaved siblings Kathy and Arnie Sparnins, Executive Producers of Voices of Grief: Honoring the Sacred Journey.


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  • Elaine Voci says:

    I enjoyed seeing the interview with Arnie and Kathy Sparnins; they are a wonderful pair and their film, Voices of Grief, is a beautiful tool for healing and a real asset to local hospices, in particular. I met them last year, and admire their passion for creating a resource to help people who are grieving.

    I purchased the film myself (I’m a life coach and a Life Cycle Celebrant in private practice) and have shown it at one of our local churches to 100 people, and at a funeral home’s grief support group of about 14 people. In both instances, people responded to the film with deep interest and heartfelt attention, and the comments afterward were inspiring. I intend to continue showing the film and pairing it with Resilience Art, a grief coloring book that I published last year, as a way of bringing art, music, and ritual together in a meaningful workshop to help people heal their grief.

    Arnie and Kathy are special people, and it has been such a joy to get to know them. I am so glad to have found them on this site, and I know that their film is a loving gift to all.

    Many blessings to you, Drs. Horsley, for this comforting and informative TV program you have brought to the web; thank you!
    Elaine Voci, Ph.D.