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We need God

To the Editor:

Our country is broken. We broke it, but we can fix it with His help. We have a culture of death. We sell video games that give points for killing people. Too many of us either voted for an administration that supports the killing of an unborn child or did not bother to vote at all. We ignore or are numbed by the hundreds of innocent children who are killed by guns each year. Our memories grow dim quickly after such tragedies as the temple in Milwaukee. And then, for some reason, we are shocked that the horror in Connecticut could happen.

Although sometimes I feel like it, we cannot give up hope. We must be hopeful, ask God to give us hope. Ask God to help us and then we also need to do our part to make a difference.

Please pray and do!

We all need to work on going to God every day. We need to get closer to Him every day. We need to act accordingly. I need to ask Him for forgiveness every day and to work on not making the same mistakes. I need to get rid of the sin of pride, selfishness, lack of love, lack of caring, being judgmental, intolerance for others outside of my comfort zone, anger, and impatience of others.

How about you?

We need to go to God every day, thank Him every day. And act like we are really thankful for all that He has done for us. He doesn’t need us, but we need Him!

Jim Christensen

Crystal Lake


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