Discovering "Good Grief"
November 15, 2023
C.S. Lewis once wrote in A Grief Rediscovered: "I thought I could describe a state; make a map of sorrow. Sorrow, however, turns out to be not a state but a process." Many people could probably recite the five stages of grief like the back of their hand. It has been imagined as a hole, a shadow or a lingering icy touch. Everyone will come to reckon with grief and loss, as they will come to reckon with their own mortality. If it never goes away, if it has the capacity to break a person, how can someone process their grief and go on living?
That's one of the questions "Good Grief" hopes to an...