Unity in Difference

What do we do next? How do, as ordinary individuals take a stand to do things that are meaningful and good? There are no easy answers on the large scale, but in this blog, Kevan Manwaring offers inspiration, and hope.

The Bardic Academic

Many of us have been left reeling by the result of the EU Referendum – and perhaps find ourselves going through the stages of grief: shock, denial, anger… The mood in Stroud, the small Cotswold market town where I live, transformed dramatically over night – from a sunny Thursday with Remain campaigners on the High Street feeling positive at the response they were getting from passersby (one of them said, ‘if it’s like this across  the country, we’ll walk it.’); to a brittle, traumatized ambience as Stroud folk walked around in shell-shock at the victory of the Leave campaign. The fact that we in Stroud voted to Remain (80% turnout) provided little consolation. John Marjoram, our Green Party councillor called it a ‘tragedy’. But whatever the result we now have to live with what is (although over two million have signed the petition for a second referendum, asking for at…

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About Nimue Brown

Druid, author, dreamer, folk enthusiast, parent, wife to the most amazing artist -Tom Brown. Drinker of coffee, maker of puddings. Exploring life as a Pagan, seeking good and meaningful ways to be, struggling with mental health issues and worried about many things. View all posts by Nimue Brown

One response to “Unity in Difference

  • Ella Wherry

    Change can be scary, unsettling. But that kind of scary, where one has the opportunity to reform reality, to free humanity on a global scale is far better than the abject terror incited by governments and powers who treat humans as sheeple, servants and trash. I would encourage you to seek the future, to check out Ubuntu and Michael Tellinger in South Africa, to see what the future holds for the world. A Unity Gathering is right in line with the Ubuntu ideas of Community centered living. There is an EBook and I for one, would love to see you review it! Blessings. (And over here, in the US, many of us are celebrating the vote!)

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