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Reader Input: God brings us greatest peace

I read this recently, and it was such an encouragement, that I want to share it. “Months after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, psychiatris ...

Reader Input: We celebrate a most holy day

Merry Christmas! If anyone wishes to say “Happy Holiday,” that’s good too, because the word “holiday” was not spelled right. It should be holy day, ...

Reader Input: Exercise your freedom

We are coming, more and more, into a crucial time in our country, when our liberties are being taken away. Our brave men and women have died for our freedom, that we are taking so ...

Reader Input: Religion central to our nation

To Norman Pettit: Your letter, “Freedom from religion a right, too” (Reader Input, July 6), is an insult to our Founding Fathers, to God, to Elly Derr and to me. Firs ...

Reader input: Freedom from religion a right, too

To Elly Derr: Your letter “May God Still Bless America” (Auburn Journal, July 1) should have read, “Revisionist history reads: America was formed as a nation, bas ...

Reader Input: Crossing a line with the divine

Elly Derr, in her plea to bring her God into our everyday activities (“May God still bless America,” Reader Input, July 1), is so misinformed on so many issues, a ful ...

Reader Input: May God still bless America

Once again, “Happy Fourth of July” and may God continue to bless America! History reads: Pericles built a civilization upon culture and it failed. Caesar built a civi ...

Reader Input: Too blessed to be stressed

How wonderful to wish you, my daughters, my friends and my neighbors a blessed and “Happy Mother’s Day.” I feel too blessed to be stressed, thanking God for the m ...

Reader Input: God answers heartfelt prayer

Several years ago I was on my way home in my new VW. As I was going along, suddenly I heard a loud bang and I found it difficult to steer my car to the side of the road. To my dism ...

Reader Input: Take a minute to say a prayer

It’s awesome to know that even though people have tried to take God out of many of our schools and public places, they have failed. He hasn’t left! If you will take a ...