Coexisters like Pope Francis would do well to learn this lesson. As for Walmart, I can only imagine someone in the buying department made a really, really bad business decision.
Last weekend, my wife and I determined it was time to get a new tree topper for our Christmas tree. For years, we had an angel tree topper, but we wanted to change things up with a star this year.
So, we braved the post-Black Friday rush to check out the options available at some of our local retailers.
We eventually wound up at a Walmart store. Wandering through the Christmas décor section, we found the products we wanted to shop, as well as one we really never imagined we would see – ever.
Nestled among the stars, angels, Santas, and those pointy things (does anyone know what those things are even called?), I found a crescent moon with a star. Not a happy, smiling, man-in-the-moon crescent moon … no, this was a crescent-and-star ornament that could only symbolize one religion: Islam.
I was blown away.