11 September 2012

Never Forget

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One year ago, I shared some thoughts on the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Another year later, I wouldn't say anything differently:
I don't remember precisely what my first thought was that day. Shock, probably. Fright, confusion, sadness. It really doesn't matter. What I do know is which emotion was admittedly and shamefully absent: agonizing grief over the many souls that instantly stood before their Creator without ever having known Him in this life. Ten Eleven years later, it is this thought that consumes my thoughts surrounding this day.
Every year we remember the horrific events of September 11, 2001. Yet every year they get a little more distant and while perhaps they do not become foggier, they nevertheless become more intangible. So let me take you back. I do not want to write about terrorism or Islam, because neither of those things (which seem to go hand-in-hand) is going away any time soon. Let me simply remind you what happened that day. Continue reading →

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