Faith and Britain
The National Trust is in trouble. Volunteers are discreetly leaving, staff are losing their jobs, patrons are annoyed and some properties remained closed. This guardian of Britain’s treasures has been unassumingly drawn into America’s woke political war, without asking its patrons if they desire this divisive and selective reading of history.
The number of people identifying as Christian in England and Wales has dropped 13.1% in the ten years from 2011. The 2021 Census reveals 46.2% of the population, representing 27.5 million people, think of themselves as Christian. Why the fall?
The BBC has a trust issue. The promise of the BBC to be free, fair, unbiased and impartial has collapsed under the weight of progressive ideology. There’s a Stockholm syndrome mentality which has blinded its opulent leaders to the world outside of their affluent bubble; privilege is a shelter.
Grief silences the seasons and slams the breaks on life. When the silence ends and people go back to their real lives, then we must face what grief really means – the empty chair, the silence and a new desolate life. At this moment, grief can rush in like a tide and sweep us out into the sea of darkness.