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by Bishop Paul Peter Jesep

"Take special care to guard your tongue before the morning prayer . . .
A person who wakes up in the morning is like a new creation.
Begin your day with unkind words, or even trivial matters,
even though you may later turn to prayer,
you have not been true to your Creation."

Hasidic Teaching

It’s astonishing that individuals who often underscore America’s Christian heritage can support the possible use of torture for prisoners in U.S. custody. Fortunately, combating terrorism through mistreatment of prisoners is not widely supported by the country’s electorate, or most members of Congress.


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