Latest news: The next retreat and other updates

Last opportunity in the coming months to attend a “Living with Loss” Retreat If you’ve been considering attending a Living with Loss retreat, now is the time to book, as we are only running one more event this spring. After March, the next opportunity will be autumn 2019.  (There are some other events in August…

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.