because your life teaches us how to live as your disciples.
Love insists on presence even though horror may accompany such devotion. What monstrous sorrow afflicts the families of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay and Abu Ghraib denied access to their sons and brothers, husbands and fathers. Imagine parents and siblings, wives, husbands, children and partners separated from dear ones bearing arms and constantly in harm’s way! How many loved ones have muffled a scream with the dread appearance at the front door of Casualty Assistance Calls Officers reporting, “We regret to inform you…?”