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The power that stops violence

As the events of 9/11 are remembered, it seems fitting to honor the courage and sacrifice of the first responders, and also to give gratitude for the many times in which such attacks have been prevented. It also seems natural to remember there are still too many places where people’s lives are disrupted by senseless acts of terror. We can all play a part in helping stop such events. However small our efforts may seem, we

And of these stones, or tyrants’ thrones, God able is To raise up seed – in thought and deed – To faithful His.(“Poems,” p. 79)

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