Day: April 17, 2013

Compassionate debate on gun control

The Senate is scheduled today to vote on gun control. The Very Rev. Gary Hall, Dean of the Washington National Cathedral, wrote a powerful op-ed for today’s Huffington Post:

Balance and Focus

Early in the morning, at daybreak, Luke tells us that Jesus “departed and went into a deserted place.” This is one of a number of times in Luke’s account when he speaks of Jesus’ praying. Jesus finds time alone with God. In that time alone, he is able to find direction and clear self-definition.