Obama Gets Spriritual Guidance Via His BlackBerry

Another interesting moment from that ABC interview: Terry Moran asks President Obama about his “spiritual life.” “Well, I had a habit of praying every night before I go to bed. I pray all the time now,” Obama tells Moran. He repeated what many of his senior advisers have been saying: The Obamas haven’t found a “church home” in DC and that, for now, they’ve been worshiping at a chapel near Camp David, when the family is up there for the weekend. “(We’re) still trying to figure out how to move this big apparatus called the presidency without being hugely disruptive to congregations,” Obama said. In the meantime, Obama has also been getting spiritual guidance through his BlackBerry. According to the prez, Joshua Dubois, who handles the White House’s faith-based initiatives, emails him a devotional everyday. (BTW, is this the first confirmation of someone who has Obama’s email address outside his immediate inner circle?) “That’s how I start my morning,” Obama tells ABC. “He’s got a passage, scripture, in some cases quotes from other faiths to reflect on.”

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