You did it Megyn…such a lovely tribute to your Nana. I know you and your family will miss her dearly. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family as you say good-bye.
Talk about transparency, to share such personal look into your heart, and you did it with such class. Not in a distasteful way, trying to pull on your viewers heart strings to drum up popularity.
It’s not like I know you personally, but I admire the way you handle yourself and how you report the news. With all this said I just want to say I’m sure your Nana would be very proud of you today.
Prayers for you and your family. May God bless you all as you walk through the coming days and months.
Remember the good times!
Doctor Clara Hayden?
Here’s a hint.
Although the tears I have shed are nothing compared to those of the friends and love ones that lost someone 15 years ago.
My prayers are for the fallen, for those that suffer numerous illnesses because of that day, and also for those that are left here to mourn the many who’s lives were cut short that fateful day.
I pray that time has eased the pain and that cherished memories has filled it’s place.
But now to the question… and it is being posed to the United States as a whole; where is the unity that we felt as a nation? Where is compassion we felt for one another?
It’s strange, Christians and people of faith were able to pray openly without ridicule.
We rallied together as a nation, we weren’t black, white, brown, or even green?
We were Americans, and think what you may… I for one am grateful George Bush was at the helm, I felt he was going to do what was needed to keep America safe. In hindsight many are saying that there was no need to go to war. And even if we did we attacked the wrong country.
You know what they say about hindsight? It’s 20/20.
The fear and uncertainty that was felt across the nation was tense the days following the attack. I can only speak for myself, but I cried and cheered the day we struck back. It’s like the feeling that you get when you go home and tell your big brother that bullies hurt you and your friends. Your brother then sends his friends to go teach the bullies a lesson. Thank you President Bush and all those that were a part of the government 15 years ago. There were tough decisions that had to be made and I know they were not easy to make.
I hope this little analogy doesn’t trivialize the tragedy that happened, that is not my intention. I just wanted to tell you how I felt.
The point behind this is to encourage us to remember the unity we felt in the days following 9-11. Let’s strive to be compassionate to one another.
Stand strong America, no we aren’t perfect… no where near it! But I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else in the world. Let’s focus on the good (not ignore the bad), and work to be a better place. It starts with each of us individually. I can’t make you a better person, just like you can’t make me. I can work on myself, and I ask you to do the same.
In closing would it asking too much for Christians to added to the list of those we are to be tolerant to?
It’s been said that time wait’s for no one.
How very true, where have the last couple of months gone?
So much has been going on in the news. There have been countless times I have wanted to steal away with my computer and crank out a couple of paragraphs regarding something that took place that day in the news.
One day I was moved to tears as I listened to disturbing situations that were going on around the world. But just as quick as the title and the words began to form in my mind…
There are a few topics I will be addressing in the near future (promise). Right now it’s one a.m. and I really do need to hit the sack.
I guess I just wanted to say that I’m still here and that I care. We are living in turbulent times, but if we bother to look close enough we can and will see good.
I leave you with this, tomorrow (and for you ambitious types – today) don’t just look for ‘good’….
You be the ‘good’ someone else can see!
Congratulations to Secretary Clinton for becoming the first woman to become a major parties nominee.
There have been 28 women prior to Hillary to run as a presidential candidate she however is the first to break through the seemingly ‘glass ceiling’. Today is a big day in our nation’s history.
I differ with the Senator on many of the things she stands for; however I applaud her for her accomplishments.
I continue to long for the day that we as a nation will once again stand for truth and righteousness.
See you in November…
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Mother’s Day has come and gone…
This was the first time I was not able to wish my Mother a “Happy Mother’s Day”. I couldn’t just pick up the phone and say ‘Hi Mama’.
I miss laughing and being silly with her remembering days gone by.
I miss being able to ask questions that only she would know the answer to.
But she lives on in my heart and mind. A tear or two may fall from time to time, but more times than not I find a smile on my face remembering something she had said or done when we were together.
For those of you that are blessed to still have your Mother in your life let me encourage you not to wait for a special day to tell your mother that you care. Take a moment today to tell her that you love her.
We never know when it’s the last time we will see our love one.