SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
loneliness
January 11, 2021
I started counting the days since anyone had touched me: back in March, a friend hugged me good-bye. The day before my world collapsed. At least we hugged each other. What day was that? No idea. What month, then? March. That was March. Then April came. The churches closed. This was … June? July? What day is it? What month is it? At least I know the year.
January 10, 2017
Far too many old people are placed in care homes, rather than being looked after by their families
September 02, 2016
The new campaign Who Cares? draws attention to the 900,000 older people in Britain struggling with loneliness
December 22, 2015
Even when you know that elderly isolation is a problem in Britain, the statistics are still heartbreaking
December 11, 2014
Mark Greaves explores a novel that is a consummate study of the theology of loneliness
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