Imagine you're holidaying in Paris and you get a phone call: your daughter has been murdered. This is exactly what Karen Lang experienced. Karen works through her grief by meeting the woman who took her daughter's life. She reflects on her journey of understanding, empathy and, finally, forgiveness.
Living in Port Hedland and working as a nurse, she fostered a young Aboriginal girl who temporarily entered into a grief-driven, coma-like state following the death of her father, where she was able to connect with Aboriginal spirits on what Joan describes as a “soul journey”.