Skip to comments.President Eisenhower's Remarks at First National Prayer Breakfast
Posted on 02/08/2018 2:06:54 PM PST by GoldenState_Rose
There is a need we all have in these days and times for some help which comes from outside ourselves as we face the multitude of problems...
Once in a while it might be a good thing for us to turn back to history. Let us study a little bit of what happened at the founding of this Nation.
It's not merely the events that led up to the Revolutionary War. All of the confused problems that we were then called upon to solve were as difficult as those we face now...
So when we came down to the Declaration of Independence, our forefathers had difficulty in meeting their problems which was probably as great for them as we feel our problems today. In the Declaration they acknowledged the need to respect public opinion. They said, "When in the course of human events"-and they went on to say a decent respect for mankind impelled them to declare the decisions which led to the separation. They realized that the good opinion of the whole world was necessary if this venture was to succeed. At least they felt that an understanding of this venture should be abroad in the world.
They went on to try to explain it. What did they say? The very basis of our government is: "We hold that all men are endowed by their Creator" with certain rights.
"We hold that all men are endowed by their Creator."
In one sentence we established that every free government is imbedded soundly in a deeply-felt religious faith or it makes no sense. Today if we recall those things and if, in that sense, we can back off from our problems and depend upon a power greater than ourselves, I believe that we begin to draw these problems into focus.
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I wonder how Ike, Kennedys reconsiled their deep faith and at the same exact time had mistresses? Ike bought his French mistress back from Europe after the war.
Ike did not have a “French mistress.”
How does any person of faith, reconcile their faith with their bad sinful behavior? I have no answer but it’s a good question.
...Ike did not have a French mistress...
She was Kay Sommersby, his British driver.
And even that was never proven to be a sexual relationship.
With minds in the gutter, there can never again be a great man or woman.
Kay Sumersby was never Ike’s mistress. She never claimed any sexual relationship relationship with him. He never brought her to the US.
she was born in ireland
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