Reflecting on 9/11 and my trip to New York City in October of 2001

Reflecting on 9/11 and my trip to New York City in October of 2001

Friends,

This Friday marks fourteen years since the tragic terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.  Like you, I will never forget that day.  Like you, I pray that our nation will never again face such an attack, but also realize that we must remain vigilant.

Below is an article I wrote on October 11, 2001, shortly after returning from a trip to New York City following the 9/11 attacks.  The article is entitled An Unimaginable Experience in New York City.  I hope you will take a few …

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George Washington’s Prayer for Our Nation

The following prayer is attributed to President George Washington.  I felt it appropriate to share as we reflect on the twelfth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on our nation:

“Almighty God; We make our earnest prayer that Thou wilt keep the United States in Thy holy protection; that Thou wilt incline the hearts of the citizens to cultivate a spirit of subordination and obedience to government; and entertain a brotherly affection and love for one another and for their fellow citizens of the United States …

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Article by Ellen Mirando of Leland: A Fallen Hero – 9/11/2001

The following was written by Leland resident Ellen Mirando.  I felt it was appropriate to share as we approach the ten year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  – Frank Williams

A Fallen Hero – 9/11/2001

George and Glenda Siller own a townhouse on Windchime Way in Magnolia Greens.  It is their second part-time home, their first being in Staten Island, New York.  Sometimes families carry a burden of sadness in their lives and their hearts that others just can not imagine. Getting to know George and Glenda …

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