In tribute to her son's passing, Lora C Mercado has been on a quest to help bring peace to those who are in a state of grief with her healing and inspirational books. She is also the founder of the website, HealingTheGrief.com, which provides articles and resources to help one cope with grief and loss. "Our Angels Await, Stories of Love from Beyond", includes true stories from people across the globe who have had connections with loved ones who have passed away. "Adjusting to Life After Loss, Coping with the Death of a Loved One and Honoring Their Memory", was released in October 2014. The second book in the series, "Adjusting to Life After the Loss of a Child, Coping, Healing and Understanding the Emotions of Grief" was released in January 2015. You may also enjoy her two latest books: "Healing Grief through Meditation: A Guide to Spiritual Wellness for the Bereaved" and "365 Quotes of Comfort for the Bereaved: A Year of Daily Inspiration to Heal Your Heart" Lora also enjoys writing cookbooks with delicious, easy to follow recipes: "The Garden Digest" "Oh Cheese!" "Tasteful Memories" "Bunch O' Brunch" "Gimme that CHOCOLATE! The PMS Survival Cookbook" In 2014, she published a children's counting book with her young daughter, entitled, "1, 2, 3 Count with Me". She also wrote another children's book called "Black Cats - Fun Facts and Myths". Lora Mercado is also a Usui Reiki Master Practitioner, photographer, and ordained minister, who has married over 150 couples.