Tuesday, November 04, 2008

A Time of Change

There are moments in each of our lives that we remember back and can say, “I remember when I heard JFK. Bobby Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., and John Lennon had been killed. I was….” Those were moments of sorrow and loss. Tonight is a moment of joy and hope, but one of those moments that will live in the hearts and memories of many Americans. When I am eleventy eleven I will be able to say, “I remember the exact moment, listening to Barack Obama give his first speech, the night he was elected to the Presidency of America. I was in awe and listened to the voice of change with tears streaming down my face, emotion in my heart, and hope in my soul. I remember.”