Esteemed Members of the Vestry of Christ’s Episcopal Church Our concentration for this memorial should be on the lives that were lost in the fields of Shanksville Pennsylvania on flight 93. These men and women were faced with the hardest decision of their lives and made a sacrifice that potentially saved many others. Here we preach how to handle difficult situations with trust, love, prayer and action. This memorial would recognize the people on flight 93 and their strength when facing their inconceivable situation. “I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.” (John 8:12) Jesus’ use of the light in his sermon here to the sinners on the Mount of Olives is what I would like to draw upon as inspiration for the memorial we will be taking part in. There is no light on earth that is permanent, drawing upon the similarities of life. However each light allows us to see just a bit better, just as every soul adds a bit of light to the lives of those around them. Permanent lights placed outside of the Evans Chapel on the
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