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9/11: I remember

September 11, 2014

My post from last year…I don’t think there is anything that I can add to it…

4 of Wands

Today, I remember the living.  Today I remember those whose birthdays are today:  My mother, my cousin and at least one friend.

Today, I remember the events of 9/11.  I remember those who died, those who helped, all our soldiers and those who mourn still.

I think this quote from Sannion’s blog is very apt…

“The presence of the gods will not shelter us from bad things happening, because it can’t: bad things are just a part of physical existence. Because they were mortals even Sarpedon, Aeneas, Melampos and Antony had to taste of death, despite being well-loved by the gods. What the presence of the gods does is help us heal and grow stronger, help us pick up the broken pieces and form them into something beautiful and meaningful. Bad things are trials that make us wiser, stronger, more compassionate and creative. They are the fuel of evolution that…

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