A US commentator has said:
Never before have we faced this
kind of tragedy as a single event.
It gets people asking the eternal
What would have happened to me if
I'd been there?
Where would I be now?
have to be a New Yorker or a visitor to the World Trade Centre to ask
these questions. We may find it impossible to imagine ourselves in that
horrendous situation. Probably, we have no desire to think such thoughts.
Yet, they come sneaking into our minds, and even our dreams.
have happened to me? Where would I be now?
fact is, had we been caught in that burning, crumbling mass, we would now
be making our way through timeless eternity.
What is that like?
A blistering furnace, a bewildering
void or a dazzling paradise?
The Bible is
pretty severe on this point. Not something that goes down too well when we
are looking for solace and comfort. But if it concerns our eternal
destiny, we should look at it: