That rare moment when a parole is granted!
It kinda reminds you of the sheep farmer that Jesus talked about! The guy was caring for 100 sheep, in the parable as related by Dr. Luke in Chapter 15, when one of them got lost. He left the 99 out in the open country and went looking for the lost sheep. When he found it, he put the frightened animal on his shoulders and carried it home. He then called his friends and neighbors, asking them to rejoice with him, because he had found the one lost sheep. Well, that seems to be about the percentage of paroles granted in Michigan. But today we learned of one, and we’re rejoicing! I had written a piece on this site last November, after a discouraging day. I had promised my friend Joe that I would speak on his behalf at a Public Hearing, where the Michigan Parole Board would collect information pertaining to his possible release. The hearing hadn’t gone well, in my opinion. In fact, the day got off to a bad start before the hearing even began. Joe’s elderly step-father s