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    Here's one I received today:

    > > On Monday, there were people fighting against praying
    > > in schools...
    > > On Tuesday, you would have been hard pressed to find
    > > a school where
    > > someone was not praying.
    > >
    > > On Monday, there were people were trying to separate
    > > each other by race,
    > > sex, color and creed...
    > > On Tuesday, they were holding hands.
    > >
    > > On Monday, we thought that we were safe and secure...
    > > On Tuesday, we knew better.
    > >
    > > On Monday, we were talking about heroes as being
    > > athletes...
    > > On Tuesday, we relearned what a "hero" meant.
    > >
    > > On Monday, people went to work at the World Trade
    > > Center as usual...
    > > On Tuesday, they walked through the door for the last time.
    > >
    > > On Monday, people were fighting the 10 commandments
    > > on government property...
    > > On Tuesday, the same people voiced, "God help us
    > > all" and said "Thou shalt not kill".
    > >
    > > On Monday, people argued with their kids about
    > > picking up their room...
    > > On Tuesday, those people could not get home fast
    > > enough to hug their kids.
    > >
    > > On Monday, people picked up McDonalds for dinner...
    > > On Tuesday, they stayed home.
    > >
    > > On Monday, people were upset that their dry cleaning
    > > was not ready on time...
    > > On Tuesday, they were lining up to give blood for the
    > > dying.
    > >
    > > On Monday, politicians argued about budget surpluses...
    > > On Tuesday, grief stricken, they sang "God Bless
    > > America".
    > >
    > > On Monday, we worried about the traffic and getting
    > > to work late...
    > > On Tuesday, we worried about a plane crashing into
    > > our house or place of business.
    > >
    > > On Monday, we were irritated that our rebate checks
    > > had not arrived...
    > > On Tuesday, we saw people celebrating Americans dying.
    > >
    > > On Monday, some children had solid families...
    > > On Tuesday, they were orphans.
    > >
    > > On Monday, the President went to Florida to read
    > > to the children...
    > > On Tuesday, he returned to Washington to protect our
    > > children.
    > >
    > > On Monday, we emailed jokes...
    > > On Tuesday, we did not.
    > >
    > > It is sadly ironic how it takes horrific events to
    > > place things into perspective. The lessons learned this
    > > week, the things we
    > > have taken for granted, the things that have been
    > > forgotten or
    > > overlooked, hopefully never will be again.

  • #2
    Thanks Ed Truly beautiful and thought provoking words.
    DJ

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    • #3
      that was good ed. thanks

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      • #4
        Thanks Ed for the lovely post. I really enjoyed reading it.

        -T

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