Gary is one of the best communicators on the planet when sharing about God’s unconditional love and forgiveness.

Jerry Duvall

Conference Planner

People are his priority. Gary has touched many lives because of his immeasurable capacity to listen to the heart cry of the people behind the words.

Rebecca Brooks

Hospice Social Worker

ABOUT ME

Hello! My name is Gary Roe and I’m an author and grief specialist, currently serving as a hospice chaplain and grief counselor for Hospice Brazos Valley in central Texas. I’ve published six books, including the bestsellers Please Be Patient, I’m Grieving (Amazon #1 Bestseller), Heartbroken (USA Best Book Award Finalist, National Indie Excellence Award Finalist) and Surviving the Holidays Without You (Book Excellence Awards Finalist). A former missionary and pastor, I also speak at a wide variety of venues around the region.

Have you ever had a friend who can see through what you pretend to be and speak truth directly to who you really are? Gary does that, and what’s astonishing is how he does it even in his writing. I dare you to find out for yourself.

Scott Marlow

President, Ashdowne Group

Gary is a great story-teller. He is easy to listen to, and engages the hearts and minds of his audience in such a way that they leave encouraged and wanting to grow.

Dr. John Reed

Director Emeritus, Doctor of Ministry Program, Dallas Theological Seminary

Latest Blog Posts

When Grief Steals Our Oxygen

Life can take our breath away. Literally. “It’s constant. I had no idea how hard it would be. The depth of the grief is astounding,” Maggie shared. “Sometimes I feel like I can’t even catch my breath.” Maggie’s husband Ted had died of pancreatic cancer six months...

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When Loss Steals Our Dreams

Kids dream. For them, anything is possible. Then we grow up. We take some hits. Life doesn’t go the way we planned. We lose – relationships, jobs, opportunities, and people. The dreams morph over time. Then, well, they mostly disappear. And our broken hearts settle...

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When We Long for What We Had

When we experience something good, it seems to be human nature to try and duplicate it.   “Last time it was wonderful. I’m going to do it the same way again!” “God answered my prayer when I prayed that way. I’ve found the secret. I’m going to pray like that every...

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Free ebook: Tackling Grief’s Toughest Questions.

Free ebook: A Holiday Grief Survival Kit.

Free ebook: Where is Jesus in sexual trauma?

Good Grief Mini Course

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