9/11 & 2020 – Never Forget!

“Wake up! A plane just crashed into the World Trade Center.”

Keith taught the night before, and we’d gone to bed around midnight.

Standing transfixed on the television, I’m weeping. He’s trying to make sense of what we’re seeing.

A second airplane crashed into the other Tower.

A third plane hit the Pentagon.

The fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania.

Nineteen terrorists attacked America that day, killing almost 3,000 souls from 78 countries.

Evil changed the United States of America and the world forever.

We will never forget 9/11.

Nineteen years later, a pandemic, devasting fires, catastrophic hurricanes, financial and job loss, rampant rage, violent riots, a cancel culture, and unprecedented immorality plague America.

We will never forget 2020!

America is at a turning point.

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Don’t Look Back … Focus Forward!

In this time of COVID-19, fire, hurricanes, financial loss, and much more, I find myself longing for the way things used to be. Do you also wish for the good times of 2019 or even the first few months of 2020?

Lot and his family enjoyed the good life in Sodom. It was much like our world today.

All of a sudden, Lot, his wife, and two daughters were yanked out of luxury and told to walk away and not look back.

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An Encounter With Nature That Brought Peace

“What’s happening? They’re not talking. Leaving their lunches uneaten and going to the upper deck. Let’s go!”

No one’s talking. No picture taking. Silence. Andy is crying.

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Longing for More? Learn from the Psalmist

I trust that you and your family are finding ways to enjoy each other that you never knew existed before.

We’ve seen all kinds of family projects on TV and YouTube, like dominoes and toilet paper tumbling throughout a house. We’ve laughed as we saw families dance and exercise. We’ve sung with live-streamed concerts and worship. We’ve watched golf ball and ping pong challenges, and much more.

Maybe you’re binging on television programs that you never had time for when life was in full-swing.

All this is a way to pass the time when we’re bored or depressed.

It’s easy to get depressed in these uncertain times, isn’t it?

Disappointment and even depression aren’t new.

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