You know, the United States has
the highest documented incarceration rate
of prisoners in the world.
lies heavy on prisoner minds.
there are some well-meant efforts
at education, and programs to help convicts
lead honorable lives upon their release,
overall, little seems to be accomplished:
67.5% of convicts in America
return to crime within three
years of their release
God, inspire some very bright educators,
farsighted religious practitioners
and savvy psychologists to create finally
an educational/morals retraining program
which really works.
potential "student prisoners"
available 24-hours each day all week,
the ideas of our greatest educational
and behavioral scientists, this seems
have faith in the basic goodness of all
people. I hope that a great change will
Otherwise, we are just housing people
without hope and we can expect that their
next crime may be worse than the last.
us find the key, Lord, to unlock
these minds, warm these cold hearts,
and relight hope in these troubled souls.
Let us give them new insights, new goals,
new confidence and self-worth, hope,
and promising horizons.
this I pray to You my good Creator,
Who never gives up on any person,
my Divine Teacher, my King,
my great eternal Love,