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Names and statues must empower our values


Last updated 1/12/2022 at 10:10am

Standing inside of St. Mary's Anglican Church in Battersea, London, looking at the crypt and then looking up at the stained glass window that had a colorful side view of a general in uniform, surrounded by both U.S.A. and U.K. flags, I found myself becoming overly sensitive.

With a skeptic's smirk I began reading the verbage under the church's artwork. "THE TWO NATIONS WHOM HE SERVED IN TURN IN THE YEARS OF THE ENMITY HAVE UNITED IN ENDURING FRIENDSHIP." After doing so, I couldn't help gasping, "That is not right!"

Months later, and back in Mill Creek, I started wondering about our own U.S...

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