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Letters to the Editor - RE: Moment of Silence replaces prayer
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It was with great dismay that the news about replacing prayer at the CC Metro meetings with “a moment of silence” is being considered for approval. The thought of offending Almighty God rather than bringing discomfort to a local, is just breathtaking.

There will be consequences for disrespecting the One from Whom all blessings flow. Do we still believe that the blessings will continue.. like the blessings of rain and peace in this valley? Consider that the other side of blessings are more drug proliferation, violence, crime, drought, pestilence, and peril. The Word of God outlines both.

Lets, revisit a time when Abraham Lincoln issued a national proclamation calling for a “Day of Humiliation and Prayer”. How far has a silent faith culture taken us to where we can feel comfortable dishonoring of Almighty God. Instead, we should ask His forgiveness for what is even being entertained. Let this community duplicate Lincoln’s appeal of March 3, 1863 when in part he said:

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