A guide to coping with grief
Whether it is a recent loss or has been lived with for many years, it can be helpful for those grieving to understand more about the stages of grief. Author, priest and therapist Marie-Elsa Bragg’s new book Sleeping Letters looks back to the childhood moment when her mother took her own life. Her book is an exploration of grief, loss, healing and faith. She shares some advice on how to cope with grief with Woman’s Hour…
Marie-Elsa's new book Sleeping letters was written on silent retreat. In this environment and companioned by the ritual of the Eucharist and monastic hours of silence, she was able to face the family tragedy of the death of her mother when she was only six years old....