What a difference a day makes

Discussion in 'General Industry Related Topics' started by Bill Furniture, Sep 23, 2001.

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  1. Bill Furniture

    Bill Furniture Flounder

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    On Monday we emailed jokes
    On Tuesday we did not

    On Monday we thought that we were secure
    On Tuesday we learned better

    On Monday we were talking about heroes as being
    athletes
    On Tuesday we relearned who our heroes are

    On Monday we were irritated that our rebate checks had
    not arrived
    On Tuesday we gave money away to people we had never
    met

    On Monday there were people fighting against praying
    in school
    On Tuesday you would have been hard pressed to find a
    school where someone was not praying

    On Monday people argued with their kids about picking
    up their room
    On Tuesday the same people could not get home fast
    enough to hug their kids

    On Monday people were upset that they had to wait 6
    minutes in a fast food line
    On Tuesday people didn't care about waiting up to 6
    hours to give blood to the dying

    On Monday we waved our flags signifying our cultural
    diversity
    On Tuesday we waved only the American flag

    On Monday there were people trying to separate each
    other by race, sex, color and creed
    On Tuesday they were all holding hands

    On Monday we were man or woman, black or white, old or
    young, rich or poor, gay or straight, Christian or
    non-Christian
    On Tuesday we were Americans

    On Monday politician argued about budget surpluses
    On Tuesday grief stricken they sang "God Bless
    America"

    On Monday the President was going to Florida to read
    to children
    On Tuesday he returned to Washington to protect our
    children

    On Monday we had families
    On Tuesday we had orphans

    On Monday people went to work as usual
    On Tuesday they died

    On Monday people were fighting the 10 commandments on
    government property
    On Tuesday the same people all said "God help us all"
    while thinking "Thou Shall Not Kill"

    It is sadly ironic how it takes horrific events to
    place things into perspective, but it has. The
    lessons learned this week, the things we have taken
    for granted, the things that have been forgotten or
    overlooked, hopefully will never be forgotten again.