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Pols Pray Just to Make it Today

sensrbtch Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 3:36 PM
it amazes me wen we hav a death such as with the kids in newtown,conn ; that we plead with god to take their souls to heaven, yet; they wer NOT allowed to spek the same god in their daily life,in schull, or else wer?? especial;y in schull, cuz that's wer they spend 50% of their daily lives?? sum 1 explain that to me/them. and moss probably they did not respect our country with the pledge of allegiance either??

Washington, D.C. -- There was a young man -- 23 at most -- quietly saying his morning prayers on Capitol Hill on the third day of 2013, and it seemed for a moment like a warm ray of light in the midst of a blistering cold spell.

He walked into a church here just behind me for a bipartisan, ecumenical prayer service that marked the beginning of the first day of the 113th Congress. The last days of the 112th were a bit, how does one put it, hellish. In contrast, the church meeting was quite beautiful. Prayer leaders were not just...