The poetry of grief: “For Grief”

There is so much quiet wisdom in the beautiful poems of Celtic poet and philosopher, John O’Donohue. As you read this, notice the phrases that might well be part of your own grief journey: “weary with loss” “Silence of absence” “ambushed by grief” How true that we can “learn acquaintance with the invisible form of…

“I feel so alone in my grief.” – If this is you, read on…

“I didn’t know grief would be so lonely… I feel so alone in my grief.” – Is this something perhaps you have said or thought? If so, this article is for you. I hope you find it helpful. Life following bereavement can be more isolating and lonelier than many people expect. Here are a few…

Struggling to believe? (Grief & Faith #11)

This post is especially for those who have a Christian perspective, but are now struggling with their faith following bereavement or other tragedies. ——————————————————————————- When tragedy strikes, it can be hard to find meaning and fit what has happened within the framework of your previously held beliefs. Reality might not always sit comfortably within your…