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Visitor Comments: 38

(33) Ionah Estevez - Breton, September 24, 2014 10:21 PM

I contacted Alaska Airlines !

Hi Rab. I just e-mailed the airline to tell them they should continue giving these pretty messages to their clients.

(32) Elana, February 14, 2012 6:39 PM

Offended no, but something else to think about

I would not be offended; even if it said Jesus on it because it is a nice message. BUT it does not belong on airplane trays as not everyone would be happy with it. Atheists would be one example. How about someone who is currently hurting and is angry at God for the moment. What if someone's child died and the person is angry and upset; do u think they would be happy to receive the note at that time? You do not know what people r going thru at a particular time; so yeah these messages r nice but not appropriate for everyone. And since the airline is serving everyone then they should be more careful not to offend anyone.

(31) Anonymous, February 12, 2012 4:02 AM

Alaska Airlines discontinuing 'prayer' cards

The only people that I can think of who would be 'offended' by these prayer cards would be Muslims. They are offended by any religion that is not Islam. Do you share my feelings? I also feel that this is a step toward 'submitting' to Islam and allowing us to be Dhimmi's. (sp)

(30) Laurence, February 6, 2012 7:03 AM

G-d knows what he is doing

I never would have known about these little cards if it had not hit the news, now many people are taking a moment to think "what do I think about this". This day I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live and that you may love the LORD your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him... So this is how G-d has used his still small voice, no wind, no earthquake, no fire, but quite effective, "that my name may be declared throughout all the earth".

(29) Miriam, February 4, 2012 11:53 PM

Closer to Heaven

I applaud Alaska Airlines for its recognition of Hashem's place in our lives. Flying at incredible speeds, looking down on His world below is a very spiritual experience as this would not be happening without His involvement. The astronauts often remark on how close they feel to Hashem when they are up in space. Yes, a short phrase with a meal when you are looking down upon this beautiful earth is quite appropriate. I pray that Alaska Airlines continues its practice.

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