from the Destruction of Ground Zero:
A collection of memories from those who were there
Do We Go from Here?
"It does something to you when you are in a situation where
you are just certain you are going to die. It kind of puts perspective
on all of the life that you have ever lived before...." --Dan
Matthews, Trinity Church, Wall Street
Resurrection at Ground Zero:
Remembering the Ground Zero Ministry at St. Paul's Chapel
at Ground Zero
"The telling and retelling of the stories of September 11, and
its aftermath will be part of our healing. ..."
Time of National Mourning
"I commend to you lots of prayer, and lots of reading of the
wisdom and inspiration of scripture - scripture that has helped
people deal with every kind of disaster and crisis that has ever
faced humanity. ..."
When Terror Strikes
"God knows it is emotionally satisfying to hate with righteous
indignation, but God also knows that what is emotionally satisfying
can be spiritually devastating...."
Stephen R. Montgomery
"How on earth do we live as Jesus' disciples, trying to love
an enemy who can commit such ruthless acts of cowardice? How
it even be suggested?..."
"There was so much bad news to feast upon
that after a while, despair could have become our only meal...
It seemed that cynicism and despair were the new themes of our
"Hate is an ultimate kind of turning inward, of refusing
to see anything but my own little distorted universe. And so often,
religious certitude and hatred are twins, working together in
persons and in communities to corrupt and destroy the creatures