#BoycottWalmart – why I am taking part

#boycottwalmart #boycottnra walmart gun violence

I am British and my family and I spent two years living in Virginia. I remember my first time shopping at Walmart in Yorktown, and discovering the gun counter right there next to Homeware and between Children’s Clothes and the Beauty aisle. I didn’t shop in Walmart again during my time living there, and feel … Continue reading #BoycottWalmart – why I am taking part

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A theological reflection on WWR’s work in Nepal

Women Without Roofs - Nepal | WWR | Kathmandu | Theology | A charity supporting women in Nepal who face hardship

Women Without Roofs (WWR) is the charity I set up and run in Nepal that helps vulnerable and abandoned women there by paying for rent and medical bills.  We also run a small women's home and pay for children's education. Given that theological reflection occurs as we engage with the world, then this has certainly … Continue reading A theological reflection on WWR’s work in Nepal

How the rest of the world can help America end gun violence

How the rest of the world can help America end gun violence

I'm a Brit, and spent two years living in the USA, returning in 2016, and am due to live there again from this summer. Since getting back from Virginia, most people I meet here have wanted to know two things: why did they elect Trump (read Paul Theroux's Deep South for some answers to that … Continue reading How the rest of the world can help America end gun violence

Reflections on the Wedding at Cana: Jesus ignores ‘plus one’ etiquette

The wedding at Cana | Ignatian prayer

        I have been using both of the images above in Ignatian Prayer to centre myself on Jesus.  Here's what I learnt about Jesus by meditating on them: Both images show an intimate moment between Jesus and his Mother Mary. Jesus is someone to turn to when there's a difficulty, he is … Continue reading Reflections on the Wedding at Cana: Jesus ignores ‘plus one’ etiquette