Commentary

September 14, 2012

Chaplain thoughts – September 14, 2012

“Today, we gather to be reassured that God hears the lamenting and bitter weeping of Mother America because so many of her children are no more. Let us now seek that assurance in prayer for the healing of our grief stricken hearts, for the souls and sacred memory of those who have been lost.”

~ Nathan Baxter, Sept. 14, 2001, then Washington National Cathedral dean

Eleven years have now passed since the heinous and terrible acts of Sept. 11, 2001. All of us remember exactly what we were doing and where we where, when we first saw and heard of the terrorist attacks upon this nation. Since that day, nearly 6,600 military have been killed fighting for the freedoms of our own nation as well as others. As you think about those who died on that fateful day and those who have died since, what emotions come over you? I leave you with this: the hatred of man is overcome by the love of God.

Blessings from Above …

 




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