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Praying on Patriot Day

Do you know that today is Patriot Day? It falls every year on September 11th to honor the memory of those Americans who lost their lives on this day in 2001.  The day is marked nationwide with a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m, the time the first plane struck the World Trade Center.  American flags are flown at half-staff at the White House and U.S. government buildings worldwide. And citizens and businesses are encouraged to display >> Read More

Remembering September 11th

Every year since 2001, this day begins in a way that has never changed. Not one of the four years longer that we lived in Virginia and not one of the eight since we moved here to North Carolina. The sky. Equal parts of incredibly crystal clear and a gorgeous brilliant blue. Symbolic for all that a beautiful day promises us ~ joy, playfulness, freedom. As they are for all of us, my memories of >> Read More

Remembering September 11, 2001 and To Honor America

September 11, 2001 is just a few days away. I can’t believe its been 10 years. My sons remember every detail of that day, which is remarkable since they were just 4 and 6 at the time. As teenage men, both excel in US History. They grew up visiting every monument and civil war re-enactment the DC area could offer. They believe in the wise debate, have faith in our leaders, and know that good >> Read More