A quick update

A bit of news from our Living with Loss project. Events With our next retreat at Lee Abbey just around the corner – and fully booked, I believe – I thought it would be worthwhile to mention the next 3 retreats, which are: 18-20 January 2019 – “Christians Bereaved by Suicide” weekend retreat at the…

Bereaved by suicide – a supported retreat

UPDATE 27/1/19: The retreat explained below has now passed. We had a small group of people, all of whom had experienced one or more suicides amongst their close family, and I believe everyone gained something from our time – as one lady wrote, “A very special time. … I have been looking forward to this…

Bereaved by Suicide

This post is a follow on to the previous article on depression, treatment, and the depressed Christian. Celebrity deaths by suicide often precipitate another round of public discussion about depression, mental illness, and the importance of talking about our problems and not just keeping everything inside. There are other topics that come out too, such…

Childswickham, here we come

(Personal news and retreat updates) May seems to have flown by – but there’s quite a bit more to fit in yet . I’ve been running a course for a group of ladies at a local church, one morning a week. It has been a combination of a “Living with Loss” supportive event and a…

2017 news and 2018 updates

(News and pix) And so it ends – another year, a mixed bag of joys and sorrows, challenges and monotony, highs and lows that make up daily life. It was a particularly full year for me. It started with a trip to Malta, then in the following months, while John visited his family in Australia,…