Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Prayer Helps Ease Burden, Clinton Says

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Prayer Helps Ease Burden, Clinton Says

Article excerpt

President Bill Clinton says prayer has helped him grow in office and to "withstand some of the darker parts of the experience."

But he said his Christian faith frees him from the mistakes he makes "because the God I believe in is the God of second chances."

In a rare spelling out of the dimensions of his beliefs, Clinton said in interview excerpts aired Wednesday night on ABC-TV's "World News Tonight" that he has felt "the tension and the pressure" of the presidency far more than he thought he would when he took office.

Clinton said he found himself "working almost frantically trying to do all the things that I told the American people I wanted to do."

"And at some point last year, after I hadn't been here very long, I realized that it wasn't going to work that way," Clinton said. He said he prayed then, not for personal advantage but for inner strength. …

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