God is Great, Even After 9/11

Average Us exists simply to affirm that God is great, even when life isn’t. On the tenth anniversary of 9/11, I think that statement bears repeating, and perhaps, explanation.

You probably remember where you were, what you were doing, how time stopped that day.

It was a Tuesday

I was running late for work and just pulling into the parking lot when I heard the first, “what just happened?” report on WSB AM750. I remember the shocking images. I remember the eery silence of the skies, and the startling sound of a plane three days later. I remember the huge crowds on Sunday morning, September 16th, coming to hear the most anticipated sermon since the assassination of JFK.

I must’ve seen those towers crumble a hundred times while the dust cloud enveloped the city. But, I think the smoke and dust reached further and choked more than just Manhattan, and Washington, and rural Pennsylvania that day.

America is different now. The world is different, and yet…

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