Sunday, September 11, 2011
I was not born in this great United States of America and although I have since become a naturalized citizen, I sadly oftentimes took for granted all the great privileges this country had provided. I was able to attend and graduate from a great high school, college, graduate school and ultimately start a successful business. Today has been a day of great personal reflection. While I did not know anyone personally that lost their life on that tragic day on September 11th 2001, it opened my eyes to the realization that the things which we cherish the most can be easily attacked. If it were not for the open arms of the United States of America, my family would not have been given the opportunity to pursue the dreams that we all had in our hearts and in our minds to achieve. I pray for survivors that they may one day find peace in their hearts. And for those that wish to destroy that which we cherish the most, may they fail in their endeavors. God bless the United States of America and protect those in our military, police and firefighters who protect our freedoms!