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In Remembrance of September 11th, 2001:

In Remembrance of September 11 th , 2001 From the Catalyst Group: Our hearts go our to every single person who has been touched by this devastation. Our hearts are with you.

Today is the day to take a moment and reflect on how this day has impacted America over the last 11 years.:

Today is the day to take a moment and reflect on how this day has impacted America over the last 11 years.

At 8:46am EST the first plane crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center. This caught America off guard. At first we thought this was an error, a tragic mistake made. :

At 8:46am EST the first plane crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center. This caught America off guard. At first we thought this was an error, a tragic mistake made.

However as we all watched as the 2nd plane crashed into the South Tower of the World Trade Center at 9:03am EST, we American’s knew that this was no mistake and this had been planned.:

However as we all watched as the 2 nd plane crashed into the South Tower of the World Trade Center at 9:03am EST, we American’s knew that this was no mistake and this had been planned.

In shock and awe we were glued to our television sets and radios frightened as this horrific story unfolded on our own soil. Could it get any worse? Unfortunately yes it would.:

In shock and awe we were glued to our television sets and radios frightened as this horrific story unfolded on our own soil. Could it get any worse? Unfortunately yes it would.

News comes of yet another plane crashing into the Pentagon at 9:37am EST. How many more of our own planes would be used as weapons against us? Our tension grew. Over the next hour, carnage would follow.:

News comes of yet another plane crashing into the Pentagon at 9:37am EST. How many more of our own planes would be used as weapons against us? Our tension grew. Over the next hour, carnage would follow.

At 9:59am the South Tower collapsed and our hearts fell along with the Tower. Please Lord make this stop!:

At 9:59am the South Tower collapsed and our hearts fell along with the Tower. Please Lord make this stop!

A tangled roller coaster of emotions came next as we learned that Flight 93 was taken over by the passengers and was then intentionally crashed into the fields of Shanksville, Pennsylvania at 10:03am EST. :

A tangled roller coaster of emotions came next as we learned that Flight 93 was taken over by the passengers and was then intentionally crashed into the fields of Shanksville, Pennsylvania at 10:03am EST.

While a small part of us rejoiced for those passengers who took matters into their own hands, our hearts broke for their families who would never see their loved ones again. Our short lived moment of redemption soon ended……:

While a small part of us rejoiced for those passengers who took matters into their own hands, our hearts broke for their families who would never see their loved ones again. Our short lived moment of redemption soon ended……

The North Tower collapsed at 10:28am EST. America was changed forever. :

The North Tower collapsed at 10:28am EST. America was changed forever.

All flights had been grounded and the skies were quiet, an eerie quiet. They were so blue. It must have been a divine sign that beauty still remains through this tragedy. :

All flights had been grounded and the skies were quiet, an eerie quiet. They were so blue. It must have been a divine sign that beauty still remains through this tragedy.

The helpless feelings continued as we watched over and over again the Towers falling, the debris spreading all over New York City, the cloud of dust and dirt that hung over such a vibrate city and the realization of how many souls had been lost on this day.:

The helpless feelings continued as we watched over and over again the Towers falling, the debris spreading all over New York City, the cloud of dust and dirt that hung over such a vibrate city and the realization of how many souls had been lost on this day.

Here we are 11 years later on the anniversary of this day that has altered American’s in every sense of the word. While the spirit of those men and women who fell on that catastrophic day remains in our thoughts and our hearts, we as a nation have made it through the attack on our own soil.:

Here we are 11 years later on the anniversary of this day that has altered American’s in every sense of the word. While the spirit of those men and women who fell on that catastrophic day remains in our thoughts and our hearts, we as a nation have made it through the attack on our own soil.

We are stronger through the work of cleaning up ground zero, we deal with the tighter security at the airports, some of us have become cynical, some of us have become optimistic and some of us don’t think about this destructive date at all much anymore.:

We are stronger through the work of cleaning up ground zero, we deal with the tighter security at the airports, some of us have become cynical, some of us have become optimistic and some of us don’t think about this destructive date at all much anymore .

Today is the day to remember those to who gave their lives to save those in the Towers, those who fought for control of Flight 93 and chose to crash it fully knowing that they would never return home to their families. They did this so that America could breathe a sigh of relief that this plane would not crash into any more of our buildings.:

Today is the day to remember those to who gave their lives to save those in the Towers, those who fought for control of Flight 93 and chose to crash it fully knowing that they would never return home to their families. They did this so that America could breathe a sigh of relief that this plane would not crash into any more of our buildings.

Today take a look at your life and realize how blessed you truly are. Take a moment to reflect where you were on this fateful day 11 years ago. :

Today take a look at your life and realize how blessed you truly are. Take a moment to reflect where you were on this fateful day 11 years ago.

Were you driving to work listening to the radio as the news came in, were you dropping your kids off at school, were you at work and a co-worker came and told you the news?:

Were you driving to work listening to the radio as the news came in, were you dropping your kids off at school, were you at work and a co-worker came and told you the news?

It is only through remembrance that the souls that have been lost will live on, their sacrifices memorialized, their lives treasured and their acts not forgotten. :

It is only through remembrance that the souls that have been lost will live on, their sacrifices memorialized, their lives treasured and their acts not forgotten.