to observe a moment of silence today, in honor of September 11th and those who died, and then think about this …
A Chinese general put it this way:
"If the world is to be brought to order, my nation must first be changed. If my nation is to be changed, my hometown must be made over. If my hometown is to be reordered, my family must first be set right. If my family is to be regenerated, I myself must first be."
A. Purnell Bailey