Triumphs of the Ordinary Woman: Essays on Reposition Resilience Restoration
Are we remembering enough?
A year passes, but each day the loss strikes us as an absolute novelty. Nowadays, most of us have a humanist vocabulary at our command, but sometimes it seems no help at all. The model she created is apt to be misunderstood as a linear model, and can be used, by inept counsellors or half-informed friends, as a way of bullying the bereaved.
What, are you stuck? Going round and round instead of forwards? Lewis too experienced this. But where else can the bereft person dwell, except in his grief?
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He is like a vagrant, carrying with him the package of tribulation that is all he owns. Recovery can seem like a betrayal. Passionately, you desire a way back to the lost object, but the only possible road, the road to life, leads away. At the heart of the enterprise is his quarrel with God, and in the end God wins, first philosophically, then emotionally. But there is a puzzle as to how to categorise the book: Anger finds a voice in this book, more anger than the faithful are usually able to acknowledge.
What it does do is to make the reader live more consciously. Death is no barrier to that. Topics CS Lewis Rereading. Hilary Mantel Bereavement features. Order by newest oldest recommendations. Show 25 25 50 All.
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