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.
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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