David French — the conservative lawyer being touted as an independent candidate for president — says a belief and dedication to God is the key to a happy, healthy and successful existence amid a lifetime of challenges.
French shared his philosophy on life with National Review Online
by releasing the transcript of a 2014 graduation address he delivered to home-schooled seniors in Tennessee.
"Depend completely on God … Unlike any person you know, He will never fail," said the decorated Iraqi war veteran who is being eyed by Mitt Romney
and Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol
as a third-party spoiler candidate to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
"As you look up to the miles ahead, in your life's race, be thankful for the legacy of service and sacrifice that's equipped you for the challenge.
"Resolve to run it with honor and perseverance, and understand that your ability to endure and finish comes only from God, a God who loves you and orders your every step in the marathon to come."
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