A Time For Prayer

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo sees the hand of God everywhere. At a Manila antidrug rally one Saturday in July, a downpour was drenching the speakers on an outdoor stage. But when Arroyo stood to give her speech, the rain suddenly stopped—a shift in weather that she believes was a sign from God. A few days earlier, a typhoon forced her to cancel a return helicopter trip from a nearby province to Manila. She found the resulting car journey through small villages so enjoyable that the typhoon, too, was deemed heaven sent. Throughout her days, she prays silently, seeking God's guidance....

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