Latest news: Retreats and other updates

Still space on this weekend event. A complete of our forthcoming Living with Loss retreats are listed on this page. But briefly: New event! A weekend non-residential Living with Loss Workshop on 29 and 30th June, at the Dell Centre in St Giles Church, Park Lane, Ashtead, Surrey KT21 1RT. It’s just £60 for the…

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…

Sent into a tailspin, finding equilibrium: Coping with other people’s responses to our grief.

What words or actions by others have made your grief easier to bear? What words or actions – or inaction – by others have made things more difficult? – A reflection on finding our keep our equilibrium even in the midst of the storm of silly statements, insensitive questions, and thoughtless behaviour.