ICON: An important and enduring symbol: One who is the object of great attention and devotion;*
There is going to be a lot of buzz over the next couple of weeks with the passing of Charlton Heston. Charlton Heston like John Wayne, Audey Murphy, Presidents Truman, Washington, Lincoln, Roosevelt, and Reagan, General Douglas MacArthur and General George Patton was a true American ICON. You see you don’t have to be a man of war or a president to be an ICON. You can also be a man of peace. Another one just came to mind, actually two, the Reverend Billy Graham and Bishop
These men and women were leaders in their respective fields. Some were heroes, some were movie stars, some made statements of sorts that changed the way this county grew and became a world leader. They all believed in
As I look around with the passing of Charlton Heston I ask myself, who will take his place? Who are the ICONS of
Silently I wait.
* The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.