Skip to comments.Obama Nurtures His Faith Away From the Spotlight (Thou Shalt Barf Alert)
Posted on 10/19/2013 9:57:37 AM PDT by kristinn
President Barack Obama is not an overtly religious man. He and his family rarely attend church, and he almost never elaborates in public about his own relationship to his Christian faith.
But away from the public eye, advisers say, the president has carefully nurtured a sense of spirituality that has served as a grounding mechanism during turbulent times, when the obstacles to governing a deeply divided nation seem nearly insurmountable.
Every year on Aug. 4, the president's birthday, Obama convenes a group of pastors by phone to receive their prayers for him for the year to come. During the most challenging of times, prayer circles are organized with prominent religious figures such as megachurch pastor Joel Hunter, Bishop Vashti McKenzie of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and the Rev. Joseph Lowery, a civil rights activist.
Each morning for the past five years, before most of his aides even arrive at the White House, Obama has read a devotional written for him and sent to his BlackBerry, weaving together Scripture with reflections from literary figures such as Maya Angelou and C.S. Lewis.
"I've certainly seen the president's faith grow in his time in office," said Joshua DuBois, an informal spiritual adviser to Obama who writes the devotionals and ran Obama's faith-based office until earlier this year. "When you cultivate your faith, it grows."
Obama is particularly moved by theories that draw connections between biblical themes and the personal journeys of historical figures such as Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr., DuBois said.
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Yes, he bows to the East and thanks Allah, personally, for his good fortune and our expense.
Cold fingers don't work so well.
Taquiyya, taquiyya, taquiyya.
Utter, complete, baldfaced, unrepentant LIES.
Dude’s under the control of SATAN. No ifs, ands or buts. Any one who believes otherwise is deceived.
“his Christian faith” Puke till yer toe nails come up!
Hip boots won’t help wading through this BS, you’ll need a hazmat suit.
This piece is inspired by the ghost of Joseph Goebbels.
How proud he’d be.
“...Obama is not an overtly religious man.”
As far as muslims go.
“Every year on Aug. 4, the president’s birthday, Obama convenes a group of pastors by phone to receive their prayers for him for the year to come.”
Could he be a narcissist, anyone think maybe?
Note, he does this on HIS birthday.
Each morning for the past five years, before most of his aides even arrive at the White House, Obama has read a devotional written for him and sent to his BlackBerry...
It's all about him.
Yeah and “the call to prayer at sunset is the most beautiful sound on Earth” so says “Obama”
“Christian faith”? I have a feeling he’ll be among those to whom God will someday say, “I never knew you.”
Why is this rancid garbage in the news? Because it connects the One with the people. He has about as much faith as most Americans today want—namely, ZERO, but he doesn’t care to admit it.
Gee, you mean "before most his aides even arrive," Maobama checks his Blackberry?
If he’s so spiritual why is he forcing The Little Sisters of the Poor to buy condoms?
That’s because in the PUBLIC eye he seems to be practicing his muslim faith.
What a joke of an article
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