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Eleven Spiritual Lessons for 9/11
By Justus Baird
September 10, 2011
9/11 changed us - whether we were alive at that moment or yet-to-be born. Ten years later, it makes sense to consider what we have learned. This is what 9/11 taught me.
1. Life can end at any moment. Looking at family photos of the 3,000 people who died that day inspires me to live each day to its fullest and to get my priorities straight, now.
2. Bad things happen to good people. The struggle to understand why such terror befell one person and not another is part of the mystery of being human. On 9/11, Job's cry was our cry...
All Things Catholic (John Allen)