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Sunday, September 11, 2011


Knee Mail Doesn't Fail...

So, here I am praying
for all who lost a loved one, who lost kin on 9-11.

For the mothers and fathers, who lost sons and daughters;
for the children now without mothers, without fathers;
for the wives without husbands; husbands without wives.

So many lives, so many tears cried
for those who had nowhere to run, nowhere to hide...
all those who suffered, all those who died.

Such an enormous tragedy, such devastation
which set off chains of reaction;
a marked time we will never forget.

Gone are aunts, uncles, sisters, brothers, many others
leaving holes in hearts, hearts torn apart.

Yet, although we have no control over fate,
God is good, God is great!
He made a special place place for them all to go;
He keeps them comforted and they are safe
where they are loved and held dear as they are here
but without enemy, without foe.

But left behind still so much grief  and for those who bear it, no relief...

Knee mail never fails, so here I am praying...


Josie0602 said...

Great post to remember this day. Thank you for sharing it with your followers!

Jean said...

Beautiful prayer Audrey. We have been watching all of the 9-11 rememberance shows here this morning.

Monique Barr said...


Audrey said...

This is a day many of us will never forget. Here in England we feel for you all.
Love and God bless.


Sandy from Ukiah said...

No one could have said this better my friend.. I am on my knees praying beside you... hugs

Lisa said...

Oh my gosh, this is absolutely BEAUTIFUL, Audrey! It made me cry! What a lovely, touching, amazing poem...thank you so much for sharing :)


Cricut Couple said...

Even thought it's now been 10 years, I don't think any of us will ever get over it. Everyone I know was hit close by this one day.

Besthobbyeva said...

Well said my friend, well said! I love this! I have never heard of knee mail, but I love, love that saying!! Fantastic really!

Thanks so much for sharing, God Bless America and all those that fight for our freedom, everyday!!


Stephanie said...

My prayers and heart goes out to them as well! It's been a couple of years now, but I'm sure the memory and pain is almost still the same for those who have lost a love one through it..

It's sweet of you to post this message and remember 9-11, Audrey!


Mary said...

What a wonderful prayer Audrey. I don't think any of us can erase the images of that day. May God keep the families of those that have died in His loving arms. God Bless you Audrey for this beautiful prayer.

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Great post!

Charlotte said...

Oh, what a lovely prayer. Though it has been 10 years, it seems as if it was only yesterday. I was in Washington DC a week and a half after the attack. It was like a ghost town. The city was so sad and quiet. Reagan airport was not opened so we flew into Dullas. While in DC, Reagan opened. I flew out of Reagan on the second flight after the airport opened. The first night we were in DC, we rode over to see the Pentagon. That image is forever in my mind. Acouple of monts later I went to New York. and of course we went to Ground Zero. I will never forget the smell there,much less how it looked. Oh, so sad.

Treva said...

What a beautiful post and tribute, tfs.

lovemypaper said...

Very nice!