As much as I can appreciate the 9/11 reflection here, I cannot help but be struck by how we are in desperate need for grieving/lamenting the loss not just of A (meaning singular) “view”, but worldwide damage of breathtaking scale, being undertaken as we speak, every day, for the past 50+ years (even longer, but most of us knew so little or nothing about it until the last 30 of those years).
Climate Crisis URGENCY needs to become a constant message until we actually start DOING something (and then, let the message combine with exemplary witness)
9/11 attacks sparked life change for eyewitness
Innocence was lost, but writer translated the trauma of the moment into new goals and dreams of helping others. Christina Ray Stanton’s commentary appears in the Blogs and Commentaries section of United Methodist News.