WASHINGTON – Fox & Friends host Ainsley Earhardt is known for speaking boldly about her faith
Earhardt sat down with CBN’s Jenna Browder to talk about The Light Within Me at Fox News
She remembers when publisher Harper Collins approached her to write it.
“Honestly I thought, well aren’t you like 80 years old when you write a memoir?” she laughed.
Finding Jesus Fills the Void in Her Life
She said she ultimately decided to do because she felt God was leading her to share her story.
Earhardt was born in South Carolina and writes about growing up in a Christian home,
“I was in a Bible study, Henry Blackaby’s Experiencing God, and I started to experience God as
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It was at a frat party of all places when her life changed forever.
“In the middle of the party I looked around and I just said, ‘I’m tired of this. I’m tired of living this
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Throughout the book, Earhardt writes about seeking God’s will. That’s what she felt she was doing
“I wrote in my journal about how I was just hoping God would bless my words and give me favor
While she landed the job in New York, it took years of working overnights, weekends and travel
Ignoring the Critics
One of the show’s most loyal viewers is President Trump, who tweeted his support for Earhardt’s
Mediaite recently criticized Earhardt, saying she’s afraid to criticize Trump, a claim she disputes.
“I don’t believe that’s true,” she said. “I asked him some tough questions in that last interview.”
Earhardt says she tries her best to ignore the critics.
“The haters out there, I don’t really pay attention to them because I feel like I’m doing the best
Even with her current success, she’s seen lows in her career and personal life, including a
Life Turns Around After Devastating Divorce
“So Jesus died when he was 33 and when I was 33 I was coming out of a failed marriage and was
She says she started spending more time with family and friends and traveling. And then she
“I got through my miscarriage with God,” she said. “And I just said, you know, I prayed and
God Gives Hope for Another Baby
She says God not only got her through that, he gave her hope for another baby.
Hayden was born in 2015.
“She’s such a joy,” Earhardt said tearfully. “I pray that I live a very long life so that I can see her
In terms of what’s next, Earhardt says she’s leaving that up to God.
“Well as far as the kids are concerned, that’s up to God. I’ll give that to God,” she said. “I am 41
Ainsley’s Hope: That “People See Jesus”
When it comes to her memoir, she says she hopes “people see Jesus.”
“I hope it’s not about Ainsley Earhardt,” she said. “Everything in this book that I have done in my