I WONDER how many readers were as saddened as I was, to read the comments written by Jim Gibbons (CP, 09-07-21).

It is good to be reminded that hitherto members of the IW Council have prayed for guidance before they deliberated and made decisions on behalf of the populace they represent.

It is hard to believe the majority of council members regard prayers as unnecessary before meetings.

The future of the world depends on God’s creatures being guided in their decisions by our infinite intelligent God of creation.

The nation, public servants and our present and future leaders all need our prayers.

Now is the time for the electorate on the IW to pray those serving on our council will know that it is God, not they, who is in ultimate control of our destiny.