In April 1956, C S Lewis, the author of The Chronicles of Narnia, married Joy Davidman, an American poet with two small children. After four intensely happy years, Davidman died of cancer and the author found himself alone again, and inconsolable. In this journal, he freely confesses his pain, rage, and struggle to sustain his faith.
This is the record of a search - but what matters is the finding. It began when the death of my husband, a priest, jolted me into recognising that the belonging I'd always thought I had inside traditional Church doctrine and liturgy wasn't there: no connection between it and the feeling quick of me.
GraveTalk is a new resource from the Church of England to help people start thinking and talking about death, dying and funerals. This Facilitator's Guide offers advice and guidance on running a GraveTalk event, and is designed to be used with the GraveTalk cards.
It's not easy to talk about death, dying and funerals. GraveTalk is a pastoral resource from the Church of England that will help small groups think and talk about death, dying and funerals. It offers 50 cards with thought-provoking conversation starters for use with small groups.