Independence 2016 wish for Liberia (The Land of milk and honey that has been torn apart due to greed and power …..).
I pray for a Liberia where Liberians will be able to steer the wheel of their economy I pray for a Liberia, where the rich will no longer get richer and the poor get poorer
I pray for a Liberia where Liberians will no longer be jobless but there will be jobs for all
I pray for a Liberia where government will no longer see education as a burden but as an asset
I pray for a Liberia where corruption will not be seen as the norm of the day but a grave crime
I pray for a Liberia where foreigners will respect the beauty of labor and pay their workers justly
I pray for a Liberia where smaller farmers will no longer be prevented by bad roads from selling their crops
I pray for a Liberia where Monrovia will no longer be seen as “Liberia” but just an iota of Liberia
I pray for a Liberia where health facilities will be available to all Liberians irrespective of location
I pray for a Liberia where Liberians will ‘grow what they eat, and eat what they grow’
I pray for a Liberia where Liberians will no longer feel insecure touring their country by day or by night
I pray for a Liberia where Liberians will no longer see Liberia as their second home but as their only home
I pray for a Liberia that will no longer be dominated by western culture but by Liberian culture
I pray for a Liberia where ethnic, cultural and religious differences will no longer be seen as a threat but as the beauty of diversity.
I pray for a Liberia where its resources will be justly distributed and Liberians becomes resourceful
I pray for a Liberia where Liberians will no longer embrace violence and social ills but will unanimously stand out against such societal vices; and finally,
I pray for a Liberia today, where all Liberians will feel a sense of belonging and will work for its present and future sustenance.
HAPPY 169TH INDEPENDENCE DAY ANNIVERSARY TO ALL LIBERIANS!!! MAY IT REINFORCE OUR SENSE OF PATRIOTICISM AND OUR READINESS TO REBUILD MAMA LIBERIA.
About the writer: Cornelius is a Liberian student in Ghana reading educational administration and management at the University of Education, Winneba, Ghana. He can be reached at [email protected] and cell#: +233-548-590-837/+233-578-777-567.