A Day of Prayer and Fasting

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The governor of Tennessee has issued a proclamation. Approximately 49 other governors would do well to follow his example.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE G overnor Bill Lee of Tennessee has proclaimed today a day of prayer, humility, and fasting. There are, by my count, approximately 49 other governors who would do well to follow his example. A president, too.

And 327.2 million Americans.

The proclamation reads, in part: “We seek forgiveness from our transgressions; from acts of discrimination, oppression, and injustice; and inaction caused by greed, pride, and indifference; for these and many more we ask forgiveness. . . . The people of Tennessee acknowledge our rich blessings, our deep transgressions, and our complex challenges, and further acknowledge the need to give thanks to God Almighty, to turn

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