Stumbling Stones on the Orthodox Road: Suspicious of Praying to Saints, Part 2

A photo of my late mother holds pride of place in the family room of my childhood home. In the photo, the year is forever 1952, and Second Lieutenant Eleanor Meck, about age 26, smiles at the camera in her Women of the Air Force uniform, a military cap set at a jaunty angle atop her brunette curls.     After Mom died in 2013, my husband Rob, whose photos often grace…