Living in the freedom of ‘I don’t know’
// Learning to be okay with not knowing.
Written by Gabby Llewellyn
The Muamba effect
// On the fourth anniversary of #Pray4Muamba, what have we learned?
Written by Sam Lomas
Bowie, Rickman and collective grief
// We look at death and long for more...
Written by Laura Campbell
// Bowie's foray into a dark conversation
Written by Annie Carter
MH17: Is our culture of immortality breeding voyeurs of death?
// "[The tragedy of] MH17 allowed us to release our repressed fascination with mortality."
Written by Robin Ham
Fame, talent and tragedy: Peaches Geldof
// "Perhaps it takes such candidness – and even then it’s only in the form of an interview – for us...
Written by Richard Woodall
Let me die empty
// I don’t want a half-baked, mediocre life that looks good on paper but is quickly forgotten about months down the...
Written by Ruth Baid
Syria: Is this love?
// I am lost in lament for all this death and brokenness. I feel so powerless. Surely there is some alternative...
Written by Paul Rose
Why Thatcher’s funeral was really terribly weird
// A spiritual atheist finds all the pomp, spectacle and ritual of Margaret Thatcher's funeral utterly bizarre.
Written by Lucie Mussett
We don’t want to talk about it
// The Christian world, and more importantly the world of Rick Warren and his family was rocked with the news that...
Written by Rachael Newham
Sunday is coming: the aftermath of Newtown
// Craig Mowrey, one of the local pastors who supported the families of the murdered school children in Newtown, reflects on...
Written by Craig Mowrey
Newtown shootings: a time to groan, take action, then love
// We’re groaning, like we’re in childbirth, and that child is taking an age to come.
Written by Charis Gibson
Bit of a balls-up: 5 things that make testicular cancer easier
// Some situations provide so much natural comedy they make you almost forget you may be making your wife a widow...
Written by Jonty Langley
Why we need to say goodbye to grief
// At some point in our lives all of us will lose someone close to us. A parent. A beloved friend....
Written by James Prescott
We found God in a hopeless place – widowed at 27
Written by Ruthie Davies
Death: His sting and defeat
Written by threads