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The Trades We Make to Live On

Written Dec 6:
I was reading an article today about grief, one of the best I’ve read in a long time. One of the things that really stuck in this article was about the platitudes people throw at you when you are grieving… mainly, “It happened for a reason”. 990 more words


We're Only As Sick As Our Secrets

Disenfranchised Grief is a term describing grief that is not acknowledged (or is trivialized) by society.

By Charles W. Sidoti, BCC

At the hospital where I have worked as a chaplain for the past twenty years I was recently consulted to visit an elderly, chronically-ill patient.  

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Faith Based

My Christmas Wish. Grief and loss in the holiday season

I’m missing you this Christmas

I’m wishing you were here,

I’m trying to be merry,

to be full of Christmas cheer

I smile for all the kiddies… 99 more words


Bubble wrap

 We are all fragile. Sometimes we can feel broken, lost or isolated. It can lead us to make rash decisions or fall in to bad habits. 641 more words


Horrible dreams

I don’t have nightmares – not really.

I’m a very lucid dreamer, I know what I’m doing so when I am being chased by zombies etc I can quickly turn the tables with my imagination, I usually wake up soon after realising I’m dreaming however. 1,095 more words


One year

Firstly I would like to thank everyone who donated to the Matthew Elvidge Charity from the bottom of our hearts, thank you to the incredible 8,000 people who have read my blog on suicide and spread awareness (wow?!) the family completed the marathon and we raised an amazing £11,186.00! 795 more words


Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ Peace 

But the fruit of the spirit is Love, Joy, Peace, Longsuffering, Gentleness, Goodness, Faith, Meekness, Faith, Temperance: against such there is no law.” Galatians 5:22 ~ 23. 209 more words