A Grief Observed

SOCIAL BRIDGE ~ Jean Tubridy connecting with you from Ireland

C.S. Lewis, who is probably best known for writing The Chronicles of Narnia, was born in Belfast on this day in 1898.  He was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and held prestigious positions in both Oxford and Cambridge Universities in England.

Books on grief have been part of both my professional and personal reading for many years now and C.S. Lewis’ A Grief Observed, first published in 1961, stands out as one of the classics in terms of its many insights into a personal journey with grief.

C.S. Lewis

In A Grief Observed, C.S. Lewis writes about his feelings after the death of  Joy Davidman, an American poet, to whom he was married for four intensely happy years ~ 1956-1960.

This is a very slim book, with just 64 pages, but it touches the very core of C.S. Lewis’ grief and his grappling with the new…

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About Sue Rosenbloom, CT, MA

Thanatologist: Loss, Trauma, Crisis, Death, and Grief Educator - My blog is for educational purposes only. I am not a licensed professional counselor - Bachelor of Arts in Human Studies - Marylhurst University (2007) Certificate in Thanatology - Hood College (2008) Master of Arts in Thanatology - Hood College (2009) Certificate in Thanatology - The-Association for Death Education and Counseling (The highest level of loss and grief education). * Hospice, Alzheimer's and Senior's Advocate * Former first responder for Trauma Intervention Program, Inc. (TIP) * Former Hospice and Bereavement Volunteer for Providence Hospice Bereavement Program * Association for Death Education and Counseling Member * National Alliance for Bereavement of Children * Hood College Thanatology Association * American Group Psychotherapy Association * Hospice, Loss, Grief and Bereavement Researcher
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