CHAPLAIN'S CORNER: Inspiring Prayer

Carl Schutte, Chaplain Emeritus of American Legion Post 71, has inspired us over the years with his thoughtful and heartfelt prayers.At one of the patriotic ceremonies, he began the benediction with these words: "O God, Captain of all posts; Commander of all.

"As one of our honored veterans of World War II, Carl understands well the chain-of-command concept, and he unambiguously acknowledges our Creator as the One who holds the top spot. I appreciate his prayers of honest conviction that lift our hearts to God.

"He rules by His might forever; His eyes keep watch on the nations" (Psalm 66:7a).