As I sit here remembering that day, I find it hard to believe that it has been 8 years ago since the terrorist attacks on our country. I can remember exactly where I was and what I was doing on that morning as if it were yesterday. I can still remember the emotions that washed over my family as we sat there in the living room in stunned silence as we listened to the live coverage on the radio and began reading the reports on the online news sites. Maybe that’s how it is for you too; memories still very real.
And maybe it’s good that those memories are still so fresh in our minds. Because if they are, they will keep many related issues that are vitally important at the forefront of our thoughts. Things such as love of our country and fellow man; respect and honor for our national and local heroes, the EMT’s, police force and firefighters and the servicemen and women of our military. Things such as our freedoms in
I know that some have forgotten the horrors of that day. It’s been too long ago. It no longer seems relevant to what’s happening today. To those who have that mindset, I implore you to not forget. It is relevant today. It is what we as a nation are still fighting for. Troops are still dying in this conflict. The war is not over. We must continue to fight the forces that would try to destroy the freedoms that we enjoy in the United States of America; forces both at home and abroad.
Let me take this moment to also thank all the men and women of our military for the sacrifice that they have made and continue to make for the sake of the aforementioned freedoms. I have close friends and family members that have served and are still serving in the post-9/11 military. One friend in particular who is a Marine was sent to
One of the most memorable tributes that I have heard (out of the probably hundreds or thousands that have been made) was one called, “Meet Me In The Stairwell.” It was put together by a radio station in