Back when Dennis Miller was funny (think back, way back) he had a joke about all the people who do horrible things and get caught and they suddenly find God — “I guess he didn’t see them first.” It comes as no surprise at all that Jerry Sandusky has suddenly, and conveniently, discovered a deep faith in God now that he’s spending the rest of his life in prison.
In letters published by TMZ, Sandusky now seems introspective, explaining that his faith in God is getting him through his sentence. He writes, “God’s light has warmed me with many letters of support and motivation.”
He also expresses his hopes for the future, despite the fact that he will almost certainly be imprisoned until the end of his life, telling a friend, “My hope is to serve even better purposes. Each day, my goal is to embrace each day as a gift. Never surrender except to God. Don’t let our circumstances get the best of us. Understand God’s presence and purpose. Remain as positive as possible.”
Cardinal Law is expected to file a motion with the court to have him transferred to a juvenile detention facility.