WASHINGTON, July 20, 2012 — Ann Romney spoke at a luncheon in
While more and more people are speaking in the hushed tones reserved for reports of the terminally ill when discussing our country, Mrs. Romney brought assurance and renewed faith.
Calm encouragement and sound direction are what we need, not angry lectures on fairness or threats to “fundamentally transform the country.”
We are at one of those rare but critical crossroads in American history – the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, the Great Depression, the Carter years, the end of the Cold War, and 9/11. Leadership will be the difference maker, as John Maxwell author of the The Difference Maker: Making Your Attitude Your Greatest Asset says.
Mrs. Romney acknowledged that her family has weighed the costs of entering presidential politics once again. Before casting her family vote, she says she asked her husband this question: “Is it too late; has
“I just know in my heart we are going to win,” Mrs. Romney told the gathering with a smile. She meant all of us, not just her husband in the election.
Mrs. Romney personally greeted each of the 200 plus people in the big tent, going table to table. In spite of the heat, a calm seemed to fill the place. It actually felt like hope.
Meanwhile, Obama was in neighboring
Listening to the Romneys makes people feel like persevering, believing in the possibility that
Carla Garrison follows current events with one eye on history and the other on the future. As a follower of Christ, her goal is to encourage people to know the truth and use it as a call to personal action. Read more at Truth be Told.