This site is dedicated to the memory of my 12 year old son Todd. He remains my inspiration more than 20 years following his sudden and unexpected death. Although I never imagined that I could be happy again in those early days, weeks, and months following his death, I have truly transcended to a place of joy again in my life…and so can any of you that have lost a loved one, especially a child. On this site, we provide a place for those struggling with grief to rest for a moment, share a picture in memory of your child or just watch our dance. Whatever you feel compelled to do is perfect for your journey through grief and we just want you to know that you are loved and supported here.
This sacred space is intended to bring parents healing through the power of music and dance and by reminding you that you are not alone on your journey. Although Todd died very unexpectedly, he told his sister just prior to his death that he wanted “The Dance” by Garth Brooks played at his funeral. Those lyrics gave me much comfort to accept things I could not change. I hope they resonate with you and bring you some comfort too. Perhaps he knew I would need those words to continue on without him. I’m very grateful for “The Dance.” It helped carry me through some of my darkest days and today it keeps me connected to Todd in a whole new way as you will see in “Todd’s Dance.”
This is a group no one ever wants to join, but there is such healing in sharing. I’m hoping to help many of you get farther faster than I did by bringing us all together in a safe place. I’ve also asked Todd and the angels to work closely with each of you in your healing process to reconnect you with your children in new ways. Sending you much light, love, peace and comfort on your journey.
– Sherri Sengsouvanna
The Dance By Garth Brooks
…the song that Todd wanted played at his funeral…
…there are no coincidences – only divine appointments…