THE FORK IN THE ROAD: Grief and Faith, Part 1

A post for those with a faith perspective, Christian or otherwise, who are grieving the loss of a loved one. From what I’ve seen amongst the people I’ve met through the Living with Loss project, and my own personal experience, people with a religious background who suffer a bereavement – particularly one that is traumatic…

Easter hopes – whispers and shouts

A post for those interested in a Christian outlook. It’s Friday, the day we commemorate the death of Jesus. Tomorrow is Saturday, a time of waiting. And then Sunday arrives. The sun will rise and many millions of people around the world will celebrate Christ’s victorious rising from the dead. We greet each other: “Christ…

Living with loss, but living with hope

Like many others, I have been closely following the heartbreaking story of little Alfie Evans, the small child whose brain has apparently been destroyed by disease, and whose parents have fought long and hard against the removal of life support by the hospital. By the time I post this, or you read it, chances are…