Fight or flight

When adversity knocks, do you answer or hide under the covers?

The passengers on United Flight 93 took a stand.

Some people trapped atop the World Trade Center on 9/11 flung themselves to the ground rather than wait to be incinerated.

 

“… maybe he didn’t jump from the window as a betrayal of love or because he lost hope. Maybe he jumped to fulfill the terms of a miracle. Maybe he jumped to come home to his family. Maybe he didn’t jump at all, because no one can jump into the arms of God.

Oh, no. You have to fall.”

Tom Junod, The Falling Man – 9/03 issue of Esquire Magazine

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