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
It has been ages since I last wrote something on here, it has been hard to pin down everything I have been thinking about and form coherent points. In a previous post I promised an observation on why I believe there to be greater solidarity in Britain. I think it is to do with our … Continue reading Better late than never
I have added a couple of posts arguing that Christians, American ones in particular (though I am sure we could all do better), should act in more solidarity with others, particularly the poor and underprivileged. Here are some bible verses to back up that position which talk of brotherly love (fraternity) for others: The commandments, … Continue reading Some bible verses in support of Solidarity & Fraternity
It is my great pleasure to be living in the US for a couple of years, I am British and love being here, I know I am very blessed. It is fascinating though to observe how different Christian populations practice their faith; surely we should all be pretty similar as Christians but it seems to … Continue reading Where have American Christians put their crosses?
One of the themes that I think might recur on this blog and to which I don't have an answer to yet, is to do with my observations of American people whilst living here in the US (I am British and have lived here for one year). Patriotism is extremely high in the US, there … Continue reading Patriotism but no Solidarity