Life after death


Such good advice from a very caring and thoughtful person

Chaplain's blog

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Losing someone we know is one of the hardest things any of us have to face in life. Whether it is a parent or grandparent; a brother, sister, or child; or a neighbour, friend or fellow student. Coming to terms with the death of that person faces us with the difficult challenge of adjusting to a yawning gap in our life.

As each person is unique, no-one else can ever fill that gap. It is more a question of learning to live in a way that allows memories of the one no longer with us to occupy some of the space that their life once did. Getting to that point, however, takes time.

Grief is a journey that we travel through at our own pace, sometimes taking one step forward and two steps back, but we eventually arrive at a place from which we can remember the person who has died with a…

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