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...