For Our World: A Child’s Profound Reflections on 9/11

World-Trade-Center

I saw the World Trade Center only once. It was 1998 or 1999.  It had been a number of years since I’d visited New York City; but when our youngest son Jerry began working at an airline, I took advantage of my “parent privileges” (in those innocent pre-9/11 days, parents of employees could fly for $30/roundtrip) and the two of us set off for a day trip to the Big Apple.  We planned to see the sights, visit a museum, enjoy lunch and dinner—then head back home to Michigan.At some point—was … [Read more...]

A LITTLE INSPIRATION FOR THESE LAST DAYS OF LENT

An old friend of mine, Michael Jayson, sent me this video recently, and I know you’ll love it, too!  Michael and I worked together in the ‘80s at Christian station WMUZ in Detroit.  We once broadcast live from The Palace of Auburn Hills, which was presenting a performance of “Young Messiah” with an ensemble of well-known Christian recording artists.  Later, Michael and I were colleagues again at the University of Detroit Mercy.  Anyway, here—singing from the Third Part of Handel’s “Messiah,” the … [Read more...]


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