A Wise Magistrate

From today’s Book of Common Prayer Independence Day readings:

“A wise magistrate educates his people,
and the rule of an intelligent person is well ordered.
As the people’s judge is, so are his officials;
as the ruler of the city is, so are all its inhabitants.
An undisciplined king ruins his people,
but a city becomes fit to live in through the understanding of its rulers.” Ecclesiasticus 10

Something to consider as election season approaches.

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