Author Archive | Nic Whitworth

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The Grief Of The Parents: A Lifetime Journey

“Children are not supposed to die …”     There is an excellent article on athealth.com about the grief of parents. If you would like to read it, click here for the article. SLOW is a local bereavement charity and can provide support here in Islington and North London for anyone affected by the loss of a child or sibling. […]

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Manchester by the Sea – the silent language of grief

Kenneth Lonergan’s film Manchester by the Sea is a brilliant portrayal of male grief – the review of the film in the Independent talks about both the performance and the impact on the characters and viewers – thoroughly recommended.   SLOW is a local bereavement charity and can provide support here in Islington and North London for anyone affected […]

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Labour’s request to end infant funeral charges

It seems incredible that there is a postcode lottery when it comes to charges for infant funeral costs. Teresa Pearce, Labour’s shadow secretary of state for communities and local government has asked the chancellor to make this free for all bereaved parents in the upcoming Autumn Statement on November 23rd. For example, there are parts of […]

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Happy Those Who Mourn: Saturday 29th October 2017 at the Meditatio Centre at St Marks Church EC1

Happy Those Who Mourn: Saturday 29th October 2017 Loss, Lamentations and Laughter This day will explore the theme of loss through poetry, psychology, scripture, contemplative theology and reflective exercises. Julie is Director of Encounter, The London Course in Spiritual Direction. She is a psychotherapist, spiritual director, supervisor and trainer. She is also a licensed lay minister […]

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A Grief Like No Other: Saturday 5th March 2017 at the Meditatio Centre at St Marks Church EC1

A Grief Like No Other: Saturday 5th March 2017  Surviving the Violent or Sudden Death of Someone You Love Losing a loved one by murder, suicide, drunken driving, drug overdose, war, or any sudden death brings a unique kind of grief, with different issues and challenges. Using a spiritual but practical approach, this workshop will […]

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