the midst of terror, in the midst of tremendous pain and loss, a people were
summoned to rise to pour out their lives.
They ran into the places of
They asked not the cost to themselves but rather what will happen
to my fellow human beings if I do nothing?
They rushed forward.
They climbed stairs.
They stood in the fire.
thousands of love filled people doing whatever they could, wherever they were,
countless acts of human good.
The faces, the names, the families, the
places, all held close within the souls of those who choose love every single
When we fall to the ground in our losses, a hand, a heart, a person
rushing in to serve with all they got, that changes everything.
and remember is not a passive exercise, a glib moment of thanks.
single day filled with moments of summoning to love and serve.
single day an opportunity to pour out thanksgiving in how we choose to live.
Remembering to love better, serve better, create better.
May all of
humanity rise up in the midst of the fires with sacrificial love to meet the
challenges of this world.
Memory and hope.