Louisiana’s First Lady Delivers Christian Devotionals, And Hope, To Incarcerated Women
Louisiana’s first lady delivers Christian devotionals, and hope, to incarcerated women
With a table stacked with Christian devotionals to her right, Louisiana first lady Donna Edwards delivered what she said was a message of redemption and hope through prayer to dozens of prisoners Tuesday afternoon.
The first lady delivered copies of the donated books, titled “Jesus Calling,” and inscribed them for the women, all state inmates housed at the former Jetson Center for Youth juvenile facility in Baker, their temporary home since the state’s lone women’s prison — the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women in St. Gabriel — flooded in August.
But for the dozens of prisoners, the first lady brought along far …