MEET ME IN THE STAIRWELL

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In Remembrance of 9-11…

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You say you will never forget where you were when you heard the news On September 11, 2001.

Neither will I.

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 I was on the 110th floor in a smoke filled room with a man who called his wife to say,

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“Good-bye.”

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I held his fingers steady as he dialed.

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I gave him the peace to say,

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“Honey, I am not going to make it, but it is OK…I am ready to go.”

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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.

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I was in the stairwell of the 23rd floor when a woman cried out to Me for help.

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“I have been knocking on the door of your heart for 50 years!”

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I said. “Of course I will show you the way home - only believe in Me now.”

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I was at the base of the building with the Priest ministering to the injured and devastated souls.

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I took him home to tend to his Flock in Heaven. He heard my voice and answered.

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I was on all four of those planes, in every seat, with every prayer. I was with the crew as they were overtaken.

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I was in the very hearts of the believers there, comforting and assuring them that their faith had saved them.

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I was in Texas, Kansas, and London. I was standing next to you when you heard the terrible news.

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Did you sense Me?

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I want you to know that I saw every face. I knew every name -though not all knew Me.

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Some met Me for the first time on the 86th floor.

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Some sought Me with their last breath. Some couldn’t hear Me calling to them through the smoke

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“Come to Me… this way… take my hand.”

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Some chose, for the final time, to ignore Me.

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But, I was there.

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I did not place you in the Tower that day. You may not know why, but I do.

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However, if you were there in that explosive moment in time would you have reached for Me?

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September 11, 2001 was not the end of the journey for you.

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FACING THE FACTS‏

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The facts of any situation include the hopelessness of the difficulty we face, but they also include the reality of God’s power to work in our impossible situation. Someone said,

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*** LOOK AROUND—-AND BE DISTRESSED,

*** LOOK WITHIN—-AND BE DEPRESSED,

*** LOOK TO JESUS—-AND BE AT REST.

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In fact, that’s the only way we can be at rest when we face an impossible situation: Look to Jesus. Focus on Him instead of on the circumstances. Fill our mind with God’s Word. Concentrate our attention on His promises.

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Yes, faith means that we face reality—-and then make a conscious choice to believe and trust God. The battle is NOT

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A MountainWings Moment - Choose Your Words Well‏

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 ”Never forget. Each of your words is like a feather in the wind. Once spoken, no

amount of effort, regardless how heartfelt or sincere, can ever

return them to your mouth. Choose your words well and guard

them most of all in the presence of those you love.”

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Choose Your Words Well

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A certain good woman one day said something that hurt her best
friend of many years. She regretted it immediately and would
have done anything to have taken the words back. But they were
said impulsively in a moment of thoughtlessness, and as close
as she and her friend were, she didn’t consider the effects of
her words before hand.
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What she said hurt the friend so much that this good woman was
herself hurt for the pain she caused. In her effort to undo
what she had done, she went to an older, wiser woman in the
village, explained her situation, and asked for advice.
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The older woman listened patiently in an effort to determine
just how sincere the younger woman was, how far she was willing
to go to correct the situation. She explained that sometimes,
in order to put things back in order, great efforts must be made.
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She then asked, “Just what would you be willing to do to repair
the harm done?” The answer was heartfelt. “Anything!”
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Listening to her, the older woman sensed the younger woman’s
distress and knew she must help her. She also knew she could
never alleviate her pain by living her life for her, but she
could teach, if the younger woman would first listen and then
learn.
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She knew the outcome would depend solely on the character of the
younger woman. She said, “There are two things you need to do to
make amends. The first of the two is extremely difficult.
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Tonight, take your best feather pillows and open a small hole
in each one. Then, before the sun rises, you must put a single
feather on the doorstep of each house in town.
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When you are through, come back to me. If you’ve done the first
thing completely, I’ll tell you the second.”
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The young woman hurried home to prepare for her chore, even
though the pillows were very dear to her and very expensive.
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All night long, she labored alone in the cold. She went from
doorstep to doorstep, taking care not to overlook a single
house. Her fingers were frozen, the wind was so sharp it caused
her eyes to water, but she ran on through the darkened streets,
thankful there was something she could do to put things back the
way they once were.
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Finally as the sky was getting light, she placed the last
feather on the steps of the last house. Just as the sun rose,
she returned to the older woman.
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She was exhausted but relieved that her efforts would be
rewarded.
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“My pillows are empty. I placed a feather on the doorstep of

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Interesting Facts . . . The Winning Moment in Time

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World reaction to Barack Obama’s victory

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Election  Night  2008

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Election  Night  2012

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President Barack Obama’s re-election in the United States was watched by millions around the world. People, including world leaders, congratulated him on his success. In addition, they voiced their feelings and presented their opinions. Here’s a sampling of global reaction:

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“When you were elected in 2008, you inspired the world with a call to take responsibility for the problems we face as global citizens. Since then, you have made earnest efforts to live up to that great hope and trust placed in you by the American public. I believe you have been re-elected now in recognition of that effort.” — the Dalai Lama.

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“Congratulations to Barack. I’ve enjoyed working with him, I think he’s a very successful U.S. president and I look forward to working with him in the future.”— British Prime Minister David Cameron.

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“Your re-election is a clear choice in favor of an America that is open, unified, completely engaged in the international scene and conscious of the challenges facing our planet: peace, the economy and the environment.” — French President Francois Hollande.

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Pope Benedict XVI sent a message to Obama expressing hope that “ideals of liberty and justice, which guided the founders of the U.S.A., may continue to shine on the road ahead for the nation.” — Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi.

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The trust that the American people wanted to renew in you will allow the international community, Europe and Italy to benefit from your leadership without interruptions. … With your confirmation at the White House, Italy knows it can count on a strong and united America.” — Italian Premier Mario Monti.

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“As a mother and as a grandmother who raises boy children, I think that the symbolism of having a black man occupy the highest office is something that can make my children very aspirational to know that this is possible, you know, in their lifetime.” — Zindzi Mandela, daughter of former South African President Nelson Mandela.

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“I will continue to work with President Obama to preserve the strategic interests of Israel’s citizens.” — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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“The bond between Europe and North America, based upon the shared values on which our alliance was founded over 60 years ago, remains as strong, and as important to the preservation of Euro-Atlantic peace and security, as ever. President Obama has demonstrated outstanding leadership in maintaining this vital bond.” — NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

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The United Nations said Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon “warmly congratulates” Obama on his victory and looks forward to continuing to work with his administration on the many global

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Interesting Facts . . . CLEAR CHOICE

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PRESIDENT  OBAMA

FIGHTS

FOR

US

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SIGNED laws that saved more than 300,000

state and local public sector jobs

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FIGHTING to end tax breaks for corporations

that ship U. S. jobs overseas

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PROPOSED a law, blocked by Republicans in Congress,

to force millionaires to pay their fair share of taxes

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CREATE more than 250,000 health care jobs

over the next decade

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VOTE

OBAMA-BIDEN

2012

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MITT  ROMNEY FIGHTS 

FOR

HIMSELF

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THE ROMNEY-RYAN PLAN.

It Just Doesn’t Work for Us

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Interesting Facts . . . Republicans for Obama

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In the past week, President Obama received two powerful endorsements from leaders who aren’t exactly partisan Democrats: Colin Powell and Michael Bloomberg. .

Take a look at them, and forward along:

Colin Powell, former Secretary of State and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff:

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Forward this: Colin Powell endorses Obama

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