say you will never forget where you were when you
heard the news on September 11, 2001. Neither will
I was on
the 110th floor in a smoke filled room with a man
who called his wife to say "Good-Bye." I
held his fingers steady as he dialed. I gave him the
peace to say, "Honey, I am not going to make
it, but it is OK...I am ready to go."
I was with
his wife when he called as she fed breakfast to
their children. I held her up as she tried to
understand his words and as she realized he wasn't
coming home that night.
I was in
the stairwell of the 23rd floor when a woman cried
out to Me for help. "I have been knocking on
the door of your heart for 50 years!" I said.
"Of course I will show you the way home - only
believe in Me now."
I was at
the base of the building with the Priest ministering
to the injured and devastated souls. I took him home
to tend to his Flock in Heaven. He heard my voice
I was on
all four of those planes, in every seat, with every
prayer. I was with the crew as they were overtaken.
I was in the very hearts of the believers there,
comforting and assuring them that their faith has
I was in
Texas, Kansas, London. I was standing next to you
when you heard the terrible news. Did you sense Me?
I want you
to know that I saw every face. I knew every name -
though not all know Me. Some met Me for the first
time on the 86th floor.
Me with their last breath. Some couldn't hear Me
calling to them through the smoke and flames;
"Come to Me... this way... take my hand."
Some chose, for the final time, to ignore Me. But, I
I did not
place you in the Tower that day. You may not know
why, but I do. However, if you were there in that
explosive moment in time, would you have reached for
11, 2001 was not the end of the journey for you. But
someday your journey will end. And I will be there
for you as well. Seek Me now while I may be found.
Then, at any moment, you know you are "ready to
I will be
in the stairwell of your final moments.