This day will live in our hearts
our minds and our souls forever.
Yet the pain, the shock, the grief
is so great there are no words 
to adequately express how we feel. 

The Eagle cries, America cries,
the World cries, 
and we search for an answer to
Why? Why so much hate
 that it destroys innocent lives?

We can't find the answer,
 we can't
understand, so we cry, we mourn,
and we Pray to Our Deity 
and trust goodness and mercy
to help us heal.

Our hearts are too heavy 
for eloquent words, 
all we can do
is mourn, 
reach out to our friends
and families,
 hug them, and Pray.

Maybe some day we can look back,
try to understand the reason, 
comprehend what hate 
could drive
others to destroy innocent lives,
maybe some day,

But not today.

Our God is our refuge and our strength,
a very present help in trouble.
Therefore we will not fear, though the earth be moved
and though the mountains be toppled into the sea.
Though its waters rage and  foam,
and though the mountains tremble at its tumult.
Our God is with us and is our stronghold.








September 11, 2001
The day the world changed forever