Lest We Forget

Nineteen years. It’s hard to believe but the September 11 terrorist attacks on America were nineteen years ago.

If you think about nothing else today, I want you to remember two things.

Nearly 3,000 people died that day. I’m sure that none of them woke up thinking this morning would be their last.

This tragedy reminded us all that what unites us is more important than what divides us.

I encourage you to live this day well and to seek common ground with your fellow Americans rather than focus on our differences. Be kind to people who are different than you regardless of how they look or how much money they have.

The picture above is from the Flight 93 Memorial at Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Go and allow yourself plenty of time to explore, learn and absorb the enormity of it all.

It’s Patriot Day in America. Raise your flag, be safe and choose wisely.

4 thoughts on “Lest We Forget

    • I do remember. Those days were stressful and scary but they brought us together and caused a swell of patriotism the likes of which we probably hadn’t seen since Pearl Harbor.

      I don’t think we could pull that off right now. We simply are too divided and seemingly fixated on staying that way.

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