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Does 9/11 make a difference to you?

Friday, 11 September, 2020 - 4:38 pm

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I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing and I’m sure you do too. For all of us who were old enough at the time, 9/11 will never be forgotten. 

The question is, so what? So what if we will never forget the events of that morning? Does it truly make any real difference to us?

While there are many emotions and thoughts associated with 9/11, I think that one important takeaway - relevant to all of us - is that each of us can literally change the world. 

Think about it: a group of 19 young individuals, driven by hatred and misplaced religious zeal, hell bent on destruction, were able to detrimentally alter the course of history. Their cause was and remains wrong and downright evil, but they had one thing that enabled them to succeed in their nefarious mission - a deep commitment to their misguided cause.

Imagine what we can accomplish with our commitment to a just and holy cause. Imagine what we can achieve if we deeply commit ourselves to our cause - making this world a G-dly place and encouraging those around us to do the same.

If they can succeed in their mission of destruction, we can surely succeed in our holy work. It’s time for each of us to be leaders in our own lives and positively alter the course of history. 

If so few people could cause so much harm, imagine how much good we all could accomplish!

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