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Byline: Paula Burkes Erickson
Oct. 7--In observance of this past month's national day of prayer following the Sept. 11 attacks, the Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic invited employees, office mates and patients to attend one of two on-site services.
As with many Oklahoma employers, it wasn't the first time for prayer in the workplace.
The clinic employs three ecumenical chaplains who are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week to pray with employees and offer other emotional support.
The president of New Vision Consulting Group opens every staff meeting with prayer and sharing of employees' joys and concerns.
Executives of Kimray Inc. study a Bible verse in their weekly management meetings.
"I think it's wonderful prayer is now on national news, but ironically sad that it took 5,000 people to die for that to happen," said Thomas Hill III, director of engineering at Kimray.
The resistance to refer to religion in the workplace is ridiculous, Hill said. "Everyone has a belief and faith and …