Tag Archives: 9/11

What Defines Us?

19 years ago, on 9/11/2001, terrorists struck America. And it, or rather how we responded, came to define the first decade of the 21st century. Then, in the 2010s, the world reeled from the Great Recession, and in many ways … Continue reading

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“Never Forget!” But Why?

“If stories weren’t told or books weren’t written, man would live like the beasts, only for the day. The whole world, all human life, is one long story.” ~Isaac Bashevis Singer Yesterday was the 18th anniversary of 9/11, the worst … Continue reading

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Awake, O Sleeper

“Awake, O sleeper, arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.” ~Ephesians 5:14 “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free.” ~Galatians 5:1 P.S. For those of you who are following the news on my feature … Continue reading

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Remember 9/11, Live 9/12

September, 2001, was a tumultuous month for my family. We’d sold our Orange County condo, the only home our children had ever known, and on Labor Day moved into a rented townhouse in Burbank, California. The next day I would … Continue reading

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