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Sarah Palin Says Jesus Christ Kept Her Standing Through 2008 Campaign


In an interview with The Brody File. Sarah Palin says Jesus Christ strengthened her tremendously during the trials and tribulations of the 2008 presidential election. Here’s part of what she told me: “Sometimes I look back and I think, how did we stand through all that?  And I know how we stood through that.  It was Christ strengthening our spines and giving us the grace to get through it and allowing circumstances around us, I think, that would lead us to be more sympathetic and understanding of what every other person on this earth goes through.”

Palin explains more about this in her new book out this week called, “Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas." Her book tour starts today in Bethlehem Pennsylvania (Nice touch). More on the book tour here.

The Brody File interviewed Palin in New York City Monday afternoon.

Watch the clip from our interview along with the transcription.

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David Brody:  “You mentioned the 2008 election. “How did you have to get through some of that from a forgiveness and grace standpoint because that is scarring?

Sarah Palin: “Oh, it can be traumatic going through what you go through.  All the frivolous lawsuits that were filed against my family and me after I ran for vice-president, even though we won all those lawsuits, going through financial hardship because of that, going through the scrutiny of a daughter who was pregnant, with the mainstream media all of a sudden acting like Bristol was the only single mom in the world and what a terrible thing it was and what a terrible thing it was that she chose to keep her baby, and yet, the decision that she made has been one of the best decisions in our family's life and forever will be.  So anyway, all these things that had happened at that time, in fact, and at the same time, our son going off to war, his first deployment in Iraq, just a lot of things that were going on.  Sometimes I look back and I think, how did we stand through all that?  And I know how we stood through that.  It was Christ strengthening our spines and giving us the grace to get through it and allowing circumstances around us, I think, that would lead us to be more sympathetic and understanding of what every other person on this earth goes through.  Everybody has their challenges.  Ours just happened to kind of play out on the front page of the National Enquirer sometimes.  But everybody going through hardship, the less than ideal circumstances, choices that have to be made. I believe that we were allowed to be a part of a lot of circumstances that very quickly thrust us into a position of understanding what other people go through.”

David Brody:  “And God has your back through all of it?”

Sarah Palin:  “There's no way I would be standing if it weren't for that faith that I adopted as a kid, asking Christ into my life, putting my life in his hands, saying, "God you're my Creator, I got to believe that you know more about destiny than I do.  So Heaven forbid, I try to orchestrate it myself.  Lord, send me off, I'll go.”


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Comments on this post

# RE: Sarah Palin Says Jesus Christ Kept Her Standing Through 2008 Campaign

Since she quit her post in Alaska, Palin hasn’t run for public office but still plays the part of politician who calls her constituents “fans.” What exactly does she do other than essentially proposition her self and image to the highest bidder? Sounds like Sarah is America’s highest paid escort! See how down and dirty she’ll get for the money at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2011/06/ecstasy-of-sarah-palin_15.html
Left by dregstudios on Nov 12, 2013 5:08 PM

# RE: Sarah Palin Says Jesus Christ Kept Her Standing Through 2008 Campaign

When Sarah Palin ran for VP, I questoned her intelligence and verabl skills. She still fumbles occasionally like Norm Crosby, but her moral values, convictions, religious beliefs - the things that COUNT - I believe in her without question. She is spot on with her assessment - I never say Happy Holidays - it is Merry Christmas. It is our Lord's birthday. 55 million fetuses slaughtered since Roe v Wade - and our "Presdident" endorses government p[aid abortions and partail birth abortions - outrageous. If we are NOT punished by God, He owes Sodom and Gomorrah an apology. Abortions on demand, gay marriage, God being taken out of oaths - what has this country become??? As the Muslims calls us? The Great Satan??? they may be right.
Left by J Whistle on Nov 13, 2013 3:14 PM

# RE: Sarah Palin Says Jesus Christ Kept Her Standing Through 2008 Campaign

I admire Sarah Palin for her faith in Christ and how she stands for truth. The news media was cruel to her and her family, but she stood true to God and to her country. She got my vote in 2008 and I hope she will run for senator. She has been a blessing to me and I know the Lord will bless her in all that she does.
Left by muttpuppy on Nov 14, 2013 2:29 AM

# RE: Sarah Palin Says Jesus Christ Kept Her Standing Through 2008 Campaign

Despite the vicious attacks, she stood strong in her beliefs. That's a trait to be admired no matter what your political leanings!
Left by mouseissue on Nov 16, 2013 7:21 PM