Savannah Guthrie Reveals 'Powerful' Bible Verse She Wants Daughter Vale, 6½, to 'Memorize'
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Savannah Guthrie hopes this verse will resonate with her daughter.
Speaking to Guideposts magazine about her beliefs and spirituality, the 49-year-old co-host of Today reveals that she was so attached to a saying that she encouraged her 6½-year-old daughter, Vale, to memorize it and to use it To take heart.
“Psalm 23 lives in me. My cousin gave me this verse when I was a little girl and told me to memorize it. I have recited it a thousand times for myself and thought about it morning, noon and evening, "says Guthrie, adding," And recently it is a verse from Zephaniah: 'The Lord your God is with you, the mighty warrior, who saves. He will take great pleasure in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing. " . ' "
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"My daughter is 6½ years old and has a phenomenal memory," she adds. "I said to her, 'I think this is your verse and I think you can memorize it.' "
Guthrie, who shares son Charles “Charley” Max, 4, with husband Michael Feldman, said she loved the verse because “it's a moment when you allow yourself to just soak up in God's love and stay in God's love . That is so powerful. "
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"When you feel loved and delighted and happy about it, how can you do anything other than go out into the world and spread it?" says Guthrie. "It's the kind of verse that is deeply fulfilling and nurturing and nurturing, but it also has an amazing and immediate effect on the world around you."
The journalist later told the magazine: "I think sometimes people are surprised that my belief means so much to me. But I think that is less and less true because I have spoken about it publicly. When I am asked, I speak." ... I love to talk about my beliefs. I love to talk about God's love. I love to talk about how we are all struggling and how we are together on this path. "
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