Posts by Jan DeBlieu

In 2009 Jan DeBlieu's son was killed in a car accident—and her entire world changed. She has since dedicated herself to learning to serve people in trouble, need, or pain. She blogs about the art of selfless service at, and her latest book (in progress) is called How the Light Comes Back: Finding Wholeness Again by Helping Others.

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License to Hurt: What We Really Need When We’re in Pain

“We’ll light the candle together when she’s ready. For now I’ll trust the darkness for us both.” ~Terri St. Cloud

Over breakfast one morning recently, Jeff and I started reminiscing about past years, and something was said that brought back …