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Ellen M. DuBois resides in Massachusetts with her fiance and Cooper the rescue dog. She is the author of several books and has been a contributing author in several books including "More God Allows U-Turns", "Conquering Panic and Anxiety Disorders - Success Stories, Strategies and other Good News","Sisters" (Blue Mountain Arts gift book), "Romancing the Soul", and "Soul Matters For Teens". Her poem "I Whispered a Prayer or Two" was published as an Inspirational greeting card by Blue Mountain Arts.

She is the author of I Never Held You: Miscarriage, Grief, Healing and Recovery and hosts the support site MiscarriageHelp.com. She is also the author of Jackie's Heart, romantic suspense.

In addition to writing, Ellen is a piano teacher, an avid, amateur photographer and creator/designer of Hope Angel Bracelets.

A Beautiful Fall in an Abnormal World

by Ellen DuBois on 10/27/20

I find great comfort in taking pictures. It's always relaxed me and I when I look through my camera, I focus on what's beautiful in this world. 

I need that now more than ever. Do you? The fall, in all it's glorious splendor, is as beautiful as it ever was. The world, however, is far from normal. So, finding beauty amidst this pandemic, in a world filled with lockdowns, change, unrest, riots, fear and anxiety, is so important in keeping my balance. Some days feel like a slippery slope. Finding whatever your passion is, (taking pictures and teaching piano are two of mine), can be a real life saver, or sanity saver. Sometimes life feels so surreal it's hard to wrap my brain around it. Like when I'm putting on my mask to go to shopping, which I do all the time. That alone can cause me great anxiety- even though I'm protecting myself and others. When I'm home or in my car taking pictures, I forget about my mask, the pandemic,all if it, for a little while.

I focus on what's beautiful.

I pray you are safe and that you find whatever it is that helps you through these times. 

I hope you enjoy these pictures of fall in my little corner of New England:


I'm the author of I Never Held You: Miscarriage, Grief, Healing and Recovery and Jackie's Heart. Since 2006 I've been hosting MiscarriageHelp.com, a support site for women and their families who have miscarried.

I'm published with Blue Mountain Arts, and am a contributing author to several books including: Soul Matters for Teens, Sisters, (a Blue Mountain Arts gift book), Conquering Panic and Anxiety Disorders- Success Stories, Strategies and other Good News, Romancing the Soul, More God Allows U-Turns.

I'm also known as "Miss Ellen"- a piano teacher to students from 5 to tween and beyond. Music is another passion of mine and I'm blessed to share the gift of music. I'm also a shudder bug like my mother was. I love taking pictures. 

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I live in MA with her fiance and rescue dog, Cooper. I teach piano to over 30 students and am the author of I Never Held You: Miscarriage, Grief, Healing and Recovery. I also run a miscarriage support site. When I'm not teaching, I'm often making inspirational bracelets or outdoors taking pictures. A creative soul with a rescue dog.

I also welcome you to visit my author page on Amazon, Ellen M. DuBois, on Amazon.com by clicking here.

Thank you, be well and God Bless! Ellen

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