Sunday, September 11, 2011

Get a Tissue

September 11th is a hard day for many and today marking the 10 year anniversary of the Terrorist Attack on the World Trade Centre buildings brings up a lot of emotions.

Most people you talk to will be able to tell you exactly what they were doing at the moment they found out.

I was sleeping and I got a phone call from my friend, and when I answered she said “The World is going to End”… of course I assumed she was joking and she told me to turn on the tv.

Words could never express how I felt that day.  I wasn’t able to take my eyes of the TV, and I don’t think I stopped crying the entire day.   I wavered back and fourth through anger, sadness, desperation, fear and just plain raw. 

10 years later and those feelings are come up again.  A friend posted this on facebook and I appreciated the stories and the emotions that they portrayed.  Grab a tissue and watch.  You can go to the website here, or watch below.  (there are more videos on the website)…

And as if that wasn’t enough of a tear jerker  - here is a video of the most beautiful love story (from the same website)… don’t say I didn’t warn you – it’s a serious “hand full of tissues” cry.

Some good news today – recently there was a kidnapping in British Columbia – last night the kidnapper returned the child home.   He still has not been found, but what a huge blessing it is that the sweet boy was returned home.

Hug everyone you can today.

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6 comments:

  1. Thanks for your reflection on this day....I'm going to watch the video, but I'm gonna wait till I get some work done and time for a good cry :)

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  2. I am so happy that that precious little boy was returned to his parents safe and sound. God was watching over him :-)

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  3. With Baby M sleeping I'll have to come back to those videos next time, but just wanted to say that I am sooo glad that the little boy was returned. Oh what an ordeal any parent should NEVER face :(

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  4. It was so neat, a friend of ours was prompted by God to pray for this little boy in the middle of that night and he prayed till 3:00 in the morning and suddenly...he had peace. He didn't know that was the exact time that that precious boy was returned!

    The power of prayer...so exciting!

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  5. That was the sweetest love story I've ever heard. Just goes to show you don't need a "fairytale" to have true love. Thank you for sharing.

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  6. Ohhhh my god! BAWL FEST 99 over here!! How sweet!!!!

    xxoo

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