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Jesus Loves Me (you)

Across the Hudson river from West Point Academy is Constitution Island, once the home of Susan and Anna Warner. The two sisters lived most of their lives there during the 1800s producing myriad volumes of books from cook books to Christian novels. In 1860, they co-authored one such novel titled, “Say and Seal.” One of the main characters was a little boy, Johnny Fax, who was small, frail, and deathly ill. Coming from a desperate background, Johnny became attached to a teacher who gave him love and attention, Mr. Linden. When Johnny was on deaths door, Mr. Linden was summoned to help comfort and console the boy as life slipped away. The story continues with Mr. Linden holding Johnny in…

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