"Let There Be Light" - A place for conversation with the Rector of St. Paul's Memorial Church, 1700 University Avenue, Charlottesville, Virginia, 22903
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Keep calm and carry on
If you ever stop by my office, you know that I have this iconic poster of World War II at right on my door. Actually, the one on my door is a photocopy I made about four years ago before the poster went viral on the internet. It sums up for me the quality I aspire to the most in the Church and the world.
But did you know that this poster was never used in World War II? Three-million copies were printed an kept ready for the invasion of Britain that never (thankfully) came. The posters were never distributed but turned up 50 years later. Here is a three-minute video about how the poster was rediscovered, and it is worth a few minutes of your time: