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What has grief taught Claudia Tyson?

Claudia Tyson at our local coffee shop

This article was updated on September 22, 2022. It discusses loss and sorrow in our community. Claudia is a warm face who brightens up my local coffee shop, first thing in the morning. She works for a mission organisation, Church Missionary Society. But we’ve chatted with her today because she’s … Read more

What has grief taught Susan Marcuccio?

Susan Marcuccio

This article has been updated on August 4, 2022. Often people come to professional grief work in response to the death of someone they love. But in a strange and horrible reversal of that, Susan Marcuccio’s experience has been the reverse. After establishing a reputation for her work in chaplaincy, … Read more

Tis the season to be jolly – but sometimes that can be hard.

By Julia Grieves All of a sudden it’s that time of year again and ’tis the season to be jolly – but sometimes that can be hard. Plans for the work Christmas party or dreaded Secret Santa are well underway. Supermarket aisles are blasting with carols and the general end-of-year … Read more

Good Friday, a significant ‘death day’.

Photos of interior of St Nicholas Church Leipzig, by SonjaBo, Eric O and MichelM_Delft

Today, Good Friday,  of course is a very important ‘death’ day in the Christian calendar.  For those connected to the deeper level of Christian belief, it’s more important than Christmas Day – although it will be outranked in three days time by Easter Sunday. All the Christian denominations have in … Read more