Tag Archives: 9/11

On 9/11, The Sun Still Shines

“Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows.” — Helen Keller How one remembers is a choice. With another anniversary of September 11th passing into memory, many assuredly made note of the date before they closed their … Continue reading

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The Hatred Lives On

“hatred bounces” — e.e. cummings The hatred lives on. The hatred that manifested itself on a sunny, September morning twleve years ago; the hatred that fueled an unimaginable human tragedy; the hatred that led directly to two wars costing even … Continue reading

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Ordinary Generosity. Extraordinary You.

“The habit of giving only enhances the desire to give.” — Walt Whitman Do we really need a reason to be generous? To remember the fallen on 9/11, my kind action was to bring donuts to the office this morning. … Continue reading

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Never Forget. Act To Remember

“9/11 was a reminder that the bonds of family can be severed in an instant. They are essential, crucial, valuable, fragile.” — Peter Jennings On September 10th, 2001, almost 3000 people were not told they had one day to live. On September … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 263 – In Support Of Each Other (Please Comment)

Today’s giving is for two students whose home was vandalized on 9/11, but I need your help.  My prior three posts were about the compassion and spirit of service that has grown up in America in the ten years since … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 261 – Looking Back While Moving Forward

(Please consider supporting the Sunshine Food Pantry as part of the national 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance). I woke up early this morning thinking about our food drive. Would anyone participate? Was it worth braving the sweltering temperatures yesterday to pass out fliers? … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 260 – In Honor Of Those Lost On 9/11

(Please consider supporting the Sunshine Food Pantry as part of the national 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance). Ten years ago a tragedy befell all of us. Something that touched the lives of everyone around the world. Something terrible, never to be … Continue reading

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