Pauline M. Sampson is currently a professor of leadership at a regional university in Texas. She completed her terminal degree in administration. Her work experience includes 27 years in the public school system as a teacher, consultant, director, principal and superintendent. She has been awarded the Educational Leadership Teaching Excellence Award and the PDK Educator of the Year Award.Her students attest to her caring manner while providing them support. Some examples of her students' words: "She is a very effective and supportive professor.""I am thankful for her insight and wisdom that she shares freely.""She truly cares about her students. She is always available and helpful.""She is success oriented and extremely patient and caring."It is with this same caring that this book was written. Many people answered the call of God to help me as I travelled through grief. It my hope and prayer that this book allows me a small way to recognize all God has done for me.