Where were you on 9-11-2001? If you are old enough to remember, you know exactly where you were when you heard the horrific news of the attacks on the Twin Towers and beyond. But today, as we mark the 20th anniversary of that event, there is a far more important question to ponder. Not where were you back then, but where are you today? In other words, does that event continue to impact your life?
Does it keep before you the preciousness of human life? Or instill in you a deeper appreciation of your loved ones? Does it arouse your admiration for first responders who sometimes give their lives for others—and for countless other ordinary people who respond daily to those in need? Does that event keep things in perspective for you—like people, work, material goods—even God? Might it inspire you to be a better human being, a better Christian?
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