Dr. Marcy J. Haag is associate dean at the College of Public Affairs and Community Service at the University of North Texas. She is a master trainer of Say It Straight,™ a communication skills program that prevents risky behaviors and promotes wellness.
Just two years into her graduate school work, her husband, Matt, abruptly died. At thirty-six, along with Matt, she lost the meaning in her life. In this work, we gain an insider’s perspective into the world of one widow living the experience of grief shaped by sudden death.
Elizabeth M. Quoetone is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service (NWS) Warning Decision Training Branch, which trains NWS forecasters on the complexity of severe-weather warnings.
The journey with her sister led to unexpected challenges and amazing discoveries. Elizabeth has since completed a five-year course of study in spiritual direction formation through the Benedictine Sisters at the Red Plains Monastery in Piedmont, Oklahoma. As a result, she is now providing spiritual direction to others on life's journey.