“The things I wish I hadn’t learned”

“A single zealot may commence prosecutor, and better men be his victims”- Thomas Jefferson

 

On a Tuesday like this, it was just a normal day.

On a Tuesday like this, the sky was clear and blue.

On a Tuesday like this, people went about their business pursuing their lives in blissful peace.

On a Tuesday like this, kids went to school.

On a Tuesday like this, the towers still stood.

On a Tuesday like this, The Pentagon was a haven of safety.

On a Tuesday like this, no body had ever heard of a field in Pennsylvania.

On a Tuesday like this,we were at peace.

On a Tuesday like this, it all was about to change.

On a Tuesday like this, evil was in the hearts of men.

On a Tuesday like this, the plans were put into action.

On a Tuesday like this,it must have been a freak accident.

On a Tuesday like this, we thought some pilot had made a mistake.

On a Tuesday like this, we still thought we knew what was happening.

On a Tuesday like this, we saw the second plane hit.

On a Tuesday like this, we were under attack.

On a Tuesday like this,  planes became the weapons.

On a Tuesday like this, we found out our security wasn’t enough.

On a Tuesday like this, the biggest danger to air travel was sitting in the very next seat.

On a Tuesday like this, they used our citizens as flying bombs.

On a Tuesday like this, we looked to the skies and we felt only fear.

On a Tuesday like this, we showed what Americans are made of.

On a Tuesday like this, a new generation of heroes was born.

On a Tuesday like this, they rushed toward the flames.

On a Tuesday like this, they carried many to safety.

On a Tuesday like this, then they went back for more.

On a Tuesday like this, bravery came alive.

On a Tuesday like this, a tale of patriotism began with the words, “Let’s roll.”

On a Tuesday like this, the only party we belonged to was that of Americans.

On a Tuesday like this, you held a stranger’s hand as you watched the towers fall.

On a Tuesday like this, you cried in public.

On a Tuesday like this,  you would not let the evil win.

On a Tuesday like this, you were resolute.

On a Tuesday like this, you decided not to be afraid.

On a Tuesday like this, you believed in what America stood for.

On a Tuesday like this, it was o.k. to love your country.

On a Tuesday like this, you told your family you loved them.

On a Tuesday like this, you checked on your neighbor.

On a Tuesday like this, you called friends you hadn’t seen in years.

On a Tuesday like this, you stopped by  the recruiter’s office.

On a Tuesday like this, you decided to fight back.

On a Tuesday like this, you flew your flag.

On a Tuesday like this, you knew the world had changed.

On a Tuesday like this, the silence was deafening.

On a Tuesday like this, the sky was empty.

On a Tuesday like this, you called out to God in prayer.

 

Dear Lord, Please don’t ever make us have……………………..

Another Tuesday like this.

 

 

 

 

 

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