Reflections on the “tyranny of positive thinking” and facing the pain of life.
Seeing the way to a future when you’re living with loss.–A reflection inspired by my daughter Catherine’s dog named Barnie.
Recently I wrote about the aloneness of grief, but there is another side to the story which is the topic of this post: the solidarity of grief. It is remarkable how much more aware we become of other people’s death and loss after our own loss. Catherine, my daughter, took her own life. Ever since,…
Grief has two main strands: Living with grief which means being kind to yourself, and remembering with love our lost ones. Creativity is a feature of both strands. What do you create?
A post dedicated to those who might be feeling confused and even overwhelmed as they struggle to the navigate the journey through grief following multiple losses. Recently I attended a general memorial service at a church. This was primarily for those who had lost a loved one in the past 2 years, although others…
Victoria’s bedside picture. Grieving in the way that feels right to you.
Immediate, early and life grief are the zones we inhabit as we navigate our life following loss.