On 911: In Remembrance of Them

It feels incredible that we have now had nearly twenty years for the experience to settle into our collective consciousness.  I guess that we could rename the terrorists “the equal opportunity destroyers.” When those four massive airliners crashed into the Twin Towers, the Pentagon and the open field in Pennsylvania, all the innocent victims shared in one common, terrifying moment.  That experience eliminated all social, religious, economic, racial and ethnic differences that may have existed. All the souls that perished, perished equally.


Dr. Seuss wrote and illustrated over forty books for children (of all ages) and their very fortunate parents.  One of those books, written in the early 1990’s, became a national bestseller.  The book, OH, The Places You’ll Go! is a compilation of rhyme verses giving advice to children on how to proceed in life when confronting the sometimes inevitable experiences of fear, loneliness and confusion.


(© all rights reserved) Chaplain Joe Molina CDR, UMSC / Chaplain to the Corps of Cadets During The dark days of the Cold War an archeological expedition headed by Soviet scientists was given a mummy by the Egyptian government.  They carefully prepared it for shipping and sent it back to the Soviet Union for further study. … Continue reading CONFESSION: IT’S GOOD FOR THE SOUL!


(© all rights reserved) Chaplain Joe Molina CDR, UMSC / Chaplain to the Corps of Cadets  “Here’s a little song I wrote Might want to sing it note for note,  Don’t worry…. Be happy!”   It was a catchy little ditty made popular by Bobby McFerrin in the early 1990’s.  A music video was produced … Continue reading DON’T WORRY, BE HAPPY!