Saturday, September 11, 2010

Remembering 9/11







I can remember September 11, 2001, almost like it was yesterday. I remember that I was driving in my car from Pittsburgh to Steubenville since I was taking classes at Franciscan University, and what I heard on the radio while driving seemed like fiction to me. I really wasn’t sure whether what I had heard on the radio was real or not. Then, I heard a verification that the United States of America was under a terrorist attack. I was in this state of shock and disbelief asking how can this be happening? I was scared! Shortly after I entered onto campus I found my honey, Kevin and we hugged. Kevin was so worried because he has some relatives who are NYC firefighters and police officers. We said a prayer for their and everyone’s safety. I attended my Theology class where we prayed for the people who tragically lost their lives on 9/11 and their loved ones who have had to endure their loss.

We must never forget 9/11. And, yet somehow there are people today who have forgotten about 9/11 and believe that day shouldn’t have changed our lives. It did. It will forever. That would be like saying Pearl Harbor shouldn’t have changed our mode of thinking. It did. We entered WWII to defeat our enemy. Our troops are deployed all across the world trying to defeat our enemy much in the same way that we defeated our enemies in WWII. These people who have forgotten about 9/11 need to wake up and stop burying their heads in the sand. The terrorist attacks that happened 9 years ago today were in fact an act of war. Prior to that date America was targeted with terrorist attacks that occurred mostly overseas with the exception of one attack taking place in America in 1993-- the World Trade Center bombing. Those were treated as if they were mere matters of law enforcement when in fact they were attacks on our nation - acts of war. God rest all those souls who died that tragic day. God Bless our troops who are serving overseas. God Bless the USA!

Here are some videos remembering that tragic day:













GOD BLESS THE USA!!!

15 comments:

Christopher - Conservative Perspective said...

I remember the day vividly as well Teresa, great post and God Bless.

Never Forget, Never Surrender as neither is an option.

Supi said...

I remember the day clearly too.

The_Kid said...

Yes, never forget who did it and that they get stronger by the day, with morons fighting to let them build a celebration center on the site.

Unreal.

Quite Rightly said...

Of course, Teresa, those whose lives were changed forever on that day will not forget.

But many will forget, Teresa, unless they are reminded.

That is one reason why your insightful words are so important.

Subvet said...

Thanks for a great post. As long as folks like you keep reminding us, we'll never forget.

Nor should we.

Leticia said...

I also remember that day so vividly. No, I will never forget what Islam did to our nation.

And I am still angry.

Matt said...

I remember as well, and we're not going to allow others to forget. The attack, and even more importantly, the bravery shown by those involved.

Ray said...

Nice remembrance Teresa, being here was even weird since they were naturally talking Sears tower that day as well, of course it didn't happen but nonetheless the devastation in NY DC and Shanksville is all I ever wish to see on America in this lifetime or ever.

We start making sure of that in November and getting rid of these Islam loving politicians falling over themselves to placate these mostly animals. They may not all be terrorists, but they're all at least related to one. That's my theory.

God bless America, and the people and families of such who were needlessly massacred that day in Islamic Religion of Peace fashion.

Randy-g said...

Those who forget will see it happen again. Ask God to send all the families of the fallen a special blessing blessing, I know I will.

Maggie Thornton said...

The Michael Israel video is unbelievable. I haven't seen anything by him. Just incredible.

We will never forget, and most of us will never allow the Left to have that opportunity.

Beautiful tribute Teresa. Thanks you.

Ron Russell said...

A very nice tribute Teresa. I'll never forget that day nor the religion that spawned the terrorist.

Most Rev. Gregori said...

I can never forget 9/11 even if I wanted to, because I lost a cousin in Tower II and a friend, a Franciscan priest who was also a NYC Fire Department Chaplain.

John Carey said...

What a wonderful tribute Teresa. Thank you for sharing this life changing moment with all of us.

Opus #6 said...

I will never forget. Thanks for this wonderful post, T.

Amusing Bunni said...

Teresa, thank you for this beautiful tribute.
We will never forget.