Thursday, September 11, 2008

Seven Years On

Today my thoughts and prayers go out to all who grieve the loss of a loved one (or whose life was in some other way impacted) as a result of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S. May they know God’s loving, comforting, and strengthening presence in their lives. I also pray for those both here and in faraway countries whose lives have been devastated by the Bush administration’s misguided reaction to these attacks. May they too know God’s transforming presence in their shattered lives.

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
Remembering September 11 and It’s Aftermath
Let’s Also Honor the “Expendables”
Praying for George W. Bush
In Search of a “Global Ethic”

Recommended Off-site Links:
9/11 Plus Seven
- Andrew J. Bacevich (, September 11, 2008).
Stop Exploiting 9/11
- Maria Cocco (, September 10, 2008).
9/11 Anniversary Exposes “War on Terror” Faultlines
- Philippe Naughton (, September 11, 2008).

Image: Our Mother of Sorrows by Lewis Williams.

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