168 Seconds of Silence

I stopped this morning, as I do every April 19th, to watch the Memorial Service for the lives forever affected by the Murrah Bombing in Oklahoma City April 19, 1995 at 9:02 AM. The service is held each year at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum.

It is a reminder for me that life is fleeting and precious.

168 Seconds of Silence. . .

Then commitment to living each future moment with joy, compassion, and tenderness – to celebrate life.

About grandawn

I live in Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA. I have three wonderful grandchildren. I am a teacher, writer, actor, singer. . . and whatever else I can manage.
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4 Responses to 168 Seconds of Silence

  1. It is a beautiful photo, and at the same time a sobering reminder of what was lost, and also to cherish our time on this earth with those we love. Thanks for the reminder.

  2. Cindy says:

    I want to say that that is a beautiful photo, but feel that it would be strangely inappropriate. Hugs, Dawn.

    • grandawn says:

      I understand what you mean, Cindy. But I really think it is appropriate because the people of Oklahoma (and many others) have made something beautiful out of something very ugly. Thank you!

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