Could the White House use some holy water?
It's a more serious issue than you may think. For decades there have been rumors that the White House is haunted. This has been reported by some of the major media. Former White House Press Secretary Mike McCurry says he is a believer. "There are, from time to time, reports that the White House is haunted," he said. "From time to time, mysterious appearances of figures from history [are seen]. I believe. There have been serious people who have serious tales to tell about these encounters."
President Truman once said the White was haunted "sure as shooting," according to CNN.
Hillary Clinton once told talk-show host Rosie O'Donnell that the place can feel "creepy."
Some say the ghost of a British soldier from the War of 1812 haunts the place.
Others say a long-deceased usher still turns off lights.
The spirit of Abigail Adams (wife of President John Adams) has been reported hanging laundry in the East Wing. And it's said that Winston Churchill refused to sleep in the Lincoln Bedroom after sighting Lincoln's ghost lurking about.
Though many scoff at such notions, a haunting can be a sign from the deceased that they need prayer. This was an actual message from Medjugorje: that the dead are sometimes allowed to manifest in order to remind us that they exist. A Mass should be said in a home whenever something goes bump in the night. We should pray for everyone we know who is deceased.
Are there spirits that are evil? Do demons also inhabit homes?
Yes. When there is sin, forces of darkness are allowed a "legal" hold on the persons or places involved.
Does the White House need a spiritual cleaning?
To answer that is to discern, not to judge. As we all know, there was scandal in the last White House, along with reports of pornographic videos, narcotics, and homosexual activity in various cubbyholes at the White House. A number of those working in the last administration tended to the New Age and dressed in a way that was dark.
When there are brushes with anything occult, it can bring spiritual grit. And after each administration, the White House should be purged. As odd as it may sound to many people, such spirits can hover and affect us unknowingly. We all have to be aware of spiritual housework.
Mr. President, have your minister open a Bible in every room, and when you run into the next priest, ask him to toss around a little Holy Water.
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