Prayer From The Holy Land – By Cornelius Robert U-Sayee

Oh God of justice and peace! I thank you for the gift of Liberia and Liberians to humanity.

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 sin;

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. AMEN!!!

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A BLISSFUL NEW YEAR TO ALL LIBERIANS!!! MAY THIS SEASON REINFORCE OUR SENSE OF PATRIOTICISM AND OUR READINESS TO REBUILD MAMA LIBERIA AS WE REST ON THE WINGS OF HOPE! 

Cornelius Robert U-Sayee is a conscious Liberia, member of the Salesians of Don Bosco and a Certified Educator. He is currently a student of Biblical Studies, Ecumenism, and Interreligious Dialogue at the Salesians Pontifical University, Jerusalem Campus, Israel. He can be reached on the below address:

Cornelius Robert U-Sayee, Sdb.

Ratisbonne, Jerusalem-Israel

Cell No. +972-50948-2207

Email address: crusayee@gmail.com

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.