Praying for Mitt Romney’s Running Mate Paul Ryan

U.S. Congressman Paul Ryan pictured here with his wife, Janna, and children Sam, Liza, and Charlie (2008).

With all the excitement surrounding Mitt Romney’s announcement of his running mate, I ask you, readers, to pause.  

Just stop.

Don’t write a word, don’t make a snap judgment, don’t critique the VP choice, don’t exult in its brilliance. Just take a moment and realize that whomever is chosen, he is a person about to go through an ordeal that few people will ever experience. Pray for his family. Pray that he can meet the challenges of the campaign trail without being burned by the spotlight.

I saw it first hand four years ago, of course. (Can you believe that it’s been that long?)

Our country’s future is at stake, and the other side will do all it can to not just defeat this person but also to destroy his reputation. The next 90 days will be among the most challenging of his life.

I’m going to pray for Paul Ryan. Please join me.

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  • Kameron

    Praying for him and his family, Bristol! And, to all the haters out there–I’ll pray for you because you clearly need it. Why do you spend your time putting other people down, instead of finding someone to encourage and lift up!?! It is truly a very sad life that the haters live…I pity them.

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  • George

    I’ll stop when those that want President Obama out of office stop saying that he is a Muslim, that he wasn’t born in the US, that he didn’t go to college, that he didn’t participate in Illinois politics etc etc. We all know those are untruths (conspiracy theories to the last) so why keep spreading them? At least those that are attacking Romney/Ryan are attacking on the facts (but conservatives don’t like facts do they?)

    Just because you ask does not mean I have to listen or comply. Ms Palin, if you and your friends can muster a show of some respect for the President. Then perhaps we will take “pause” to consider the qualities of the candidates. Oh but wait, these candidates are running on their qualities. Time spent as CEO of a multi-billion dollar corporation, time as a public servant, budget proposals, healthcare legislation, do I need to name them all? So see, we are giving them a chance to look at their accomplishments. Turns out, we don’t like them!

  • Christina Johnson

    What Christian values does Paul Ryan have that would make me, as a Christian, want to vote for him? Or pray that he gets elected? Please provide references to scripture, as well.

  • Lorin Reeder

    I love Romney and Ryan. They have my prayers! I want them to win more than anything. I am also praying for Pres. Obama and Biden that they will make good choices on our behalf. I don’t feel they have, but God is over all. I will do all I can do after much prayer, and leave the rest in God’s hands. He knows more than all of us.

  • Sam Adams

    Your Mom chose to include her family on the campaign trail b/c the Palins stick together and she wanted you with her. I never read into her motives beyond this as your detractors here do. Expenses mounted for you and also opportunities to profit came. Why should you all not pursue them? I don’t hold that against you. We’ll see how many reality shows the Obama kids are offered in the future! (Not!) Your mother paid a price politically she may not have ever dreamed of. That price was inflated by you and Levi J. Would any candidate on the left have had to do so also if in the same boat? Certainly not. But this is reality and part of why we on the right resist the left. They have no shame and no class. They are just computers keyboard snipers trolling your Web site and hurling nasty invective. But your mother also gave America an intimate look at a blessed family that survives intact. 50% of America can’t say that and these trolls are in that 50%. So carry on, Palins and the fighting Right. Ryan is a big boy. He must gird up his loins like a man and take the fight to them. Your mother would agree.

  • Gregory Russo

    I just think what happened to the entire Palin Family was horrendous and still currently going on.. Bristol is right and has a right to express her concern.

    However, the preparation that the Romney team as with the Ryan Family are well prepared Janna Ryan’s OK political roots combine with Massachusetts experience of what the OBama Camp will do and say. They will pull through. They are all tough, but I think Prayer always helpful to keep everyones spirits up.

  • Scruffer

    That’s right – they’re a wholesome christian family, even though he’s catholic.
    Sure, they met while she was a lobbyist lobbying his office – I’d ‘lobby’ him too! LOL!

  • Jean

    Seriously, you should be able to figure out how many years it has been if you can count. How long ago did you concieve your son? Use that as your reminder. Yes, I can believe it’s been “that long”. Newsflash: This happens every 4 years. Maybe you don’t know that.

  • sodakhic

    C’mon Lily, take off your Joe McGuiness disguise.

  • liberty

    lilywww is just jealous because she has a family that doesn’t love her . SHE IS JUST a UGLY WITCH who nobody loves or wants to be around

  • WL

    Hate to burst YOUR bubble but I have a loving family and Sarah Pslin has ablsutely nothing im jealous about. And sorry Soda, but I’m not Joe. However now that you mention him, isn’t it strange to you that for all he wrote about Sarah Palin she never followed through with her threats of lawsuits?