Workshops for those who are struggling with life following bereavement

I’ve often written about our successful ‘Living with Loss’ retreats we run. We are now offering another type of event – two-day workshops. We hope that the fact that these are day events rather than residential will make them more accessible to a greater number of people and less expensive to attend. In order to…

Next retreats: Sussex, Devon, Leicestershire

The next Living with Loss event open to all is a weekend retreat at Penhurst Christian Centre in Sussex (25-27 October) – only one room left, but additional space for day guests. Then there’s a week event at Lee Abbey in Devon (4-8 November). Places are limited and our events at Lee Abbey in particular…

Retreat pictures

Our Living with Loss retreat at Lee Abbey in Devon finished yesterday. It is a bit hard to explain the journey we go on together, as we look at the sadness and confusion that has accompanied the losses in our lives,  yet also – hopefully – gain a bit more hope for our journey ahead.…

The pausing of grief

I wrote about the relentless waves of grief in my book, but as ever, there is another side. Waves move incessantly, but they not only push forward, but sometimes they draw back. Sometimes the wind and unseen forces drive the waves so they crash  loudly foaming on the shore. Other times they arrive at the…