Endings and beginnings

However painful your grief at this moment, there will be days in the year ahead when you will wake up and realise that there is (at least) one thing that you are looking forward to. There will be days that end with the thought, “I’m glad I did that today.” And that’s how you’ll get through 2021.


For some people reading this, it will be your first Christmas without your loved one, whereas others will already know the sadness of missing a loved one at this time of year. The pandemic and enforced social isolation might be making this time worse than it could have been. I have already written much about…