One Moment in Time

The lyrics to the song referred to in the title, which was recorded by Whitney Houston, started going through my mind. I haven’t heard it in a long time and yet those words, “One moment in time” kept playing in my brain.

It is one of those moments you will never forget, for as long as you live, the day that our President, John F. Kennedy, was assassinated and the day the terrorists attacked us from inside our own borders.  They are both etched deep into my mind and heart to remain, for life. The day President Kennedy was shot, I was young and suddenly it felt like the whole world was crashing to a halt. I was sitting at my own desk, my first job, when a man came and said, “My wife just called, she was watching “Days of Our Life” and they made an announcement that President Kennedy has been shot!” How was it possible that the charismatic young man and his beautiful wife in the pink suit, and our country, had been violated?  Our whole country was united in front of our television sets watching as the President was laid to rest, his beautiful wife, face swollen from crying and little John-John saluting the dad that would not be at the Thanksgiving table that year.

It is true that one moment you may be happy and suddenly then a tragedy strikes, but on the positive side you may be in terrible trouble and a miracle happens when you pray and everything is all right once more!

How do you want to remember your ‘One Moment In Time’?  “Each day I live I want to be a day to give the best of me. I’m only one but not alone, my finest day is yet unknown!

I pray that you are blessed and that you are able to make all your ‘moments in time’ the best you can. Philippians 4:13 says, I can do all things through Christ, which strengthens me!  Happy Thanksgiving!

 

About harolene

Thank you for stopping by for a visit! If you read my thoughts you will see that I am sometimes serious, at other times sappy or funny, occasionally I am sad and sentimental, but I am always sincere! I am a single mother who raised two children, born ten years apart and different sexes so first it was bows and dolls, pretty dresses and boys! When my son was born it was rough and tumble games, baseball, soccer, wrestling and girls! I am known for my "smile" and for my default answer to any situation, "no problem", which was something I didn't realize I did until it was pointed out to me! I am a moon watcher and a star gazer. I am astounded and feel so small knowing that every creature that has ever walked the face of this earth has gazed upon that same beautiful orb that my eyes can behold on any night when the earth is not wearing her cloak of clouds. My parents have made me the person that I am. Their love, veracity in all areas of life, humor and passion for their work and each other have given me hope that my life can actually be a happy one! Chances are if you are reading this you already know all this but again, I appreciate your stopping by! While you're here hit the "Like" button for me and thanks for checking in!
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