On Sunday, Dr. Jill Biden made a surprise appearance at the 50th anniversary celebration for Pastor Charles B. Jackson Sr. of Brookland Baptist Church.
When the First Lady congratulated Pastor Jackson she also shared with the congregation how her “prayer partner” First Lady Robin Jackson helped her find her way back to God after the death of son Beau Biden.
It really helped me find my faith again.
They met in May 2019, shortly after Joe Biden visited the church with his wife after he announced his candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
Both women have said Jackson approached Jill Biden and asked to pray with her.
“And I don’t know if she sensed how moved I had been by the service,” the first lady said Sunday. “I don’t know if she could still see the grief that I feel still hides behind my smile.”
“But I do know that when she spoke it was as if God was saying to me: ‘OK, Jill, you had enough time. It’s time to come home.’”