Thank you for inviting me to come to speak with you today. You know a bit about me already, but I know next to nothing about you, what you come here feeling or fearing, believing, or not believing … what you want to know. I would very much like to leave a little time at the end for questions from you.
I will begin by admiting that I actually have more questions than answers. Since Sept. 11, 2001 when my road took a most decisive turn, the questions began and whenever I think have an answer, new questions arise. On that day everything that I thought about my future changed. I began to wonder if what I thought I believed was in fact what I did believe … and the bigger question