ELLY DERR

Stop Obama’s destructive ways

Watching our flag being stomped on and burned was a very sad thing to see. Once again we can see that America is not respected in the Mideast ... but it was beyond words to see the ...

Thank God for all our great blessings

Once again the Placer Pops Chorale gave an outstanding performance entitled, ?Celebrate the Glory of America.? It was held at the Auburn Library Garden Theater. They perform every ...

May God guide our great nation

Once again we are needing to continue to pay close attention to whom we want to keep in office and the new ?blood? that we feel will do the right thing. How we need God?s wisdom an ...

We’re a nation of believers

There is such a conflict going on regarding different candidates acknowledging that they are Christians. I believe that the First Amendment of our Constitution is very clear regard ...

Bless and help returning troops

As our troops come home … to what? We need to keep them all in mind regarding their needs: an education to find a decent job, living expenses, a place to live and realizing that ...

Christmas can be a new beginning

God came in the least likely way – in the form of a baby, born in a barn. A star led the way to where he was, and angels announced his birth to some very surprised shepherds. The ...

Let us respect one another

It was special to see a statue of Martin Luther King, Jr. being erected in Washington, D.C. He was a great godly man, and was a tremendous example for all of us. Has it ever occurr ...

We are a nation under God

So much has been said and all that we have seen about the preparations to remember 9/11 for the 10th time! How proud I am of the positive and prideful expressions of the many Ameri ...

God shed his grace on us

We went to a patriotic concert held at the library. It was held on the weekend before the Fourth of July, and it was a treat to hear the many songs that truly made us proud to be A ...

Faith offers peace that surpasses all

Several weeks ago there was a cartoon under “Visual Viewpoints” of Uncle Sam on his knees praying for Japan. I was truly encouraged to see that, and continue to pray for Japa ...

God hears our prayers

I read Joe Terruso’s letter to the editor (Reader Input, Feb. 28), and trust that he is feeling better, but the phrase that caught my attention was, “God help us!” That is ...

Soar like eagles above storm

I read that an eagle knows when a storm is coming long before it breaks. It will fly to a very high spot and wait for the winds. When the storm hits, the eagle sets its wings so t ...

Election Day prayers noted

I want to thank Eileen Ferber for her very meaningful letter (Reader Input, Nov. 3). It was commendable to stand up for her belief, and 1 stand with her! There were many praying ...

Chilean miners inspire reader

Wasn’t it awesome to see the rescue of the 33 miners in Chile? Each one thanked God for their safety, and seemed to have a new appreciation for their families and friends after t ...

Nation needs to turn to God

Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt wrote, “Our ideal, yours and mine, the ideal almost every man, woman, and child in this country, our objective is still peace, peace at home, and peac ...