Oldman Liberia (OML) Talks to God
It has been 173 years since Liberia gained independence. Let’s talk about it! Join the conversation and send a photo or video message, complete the survey, share the campaign.
As part of the Lib@173 campaign, enjoy this story about Oldman Liberia’s conversation with God. This is just the beginning and we expect this story to develop further on LibInfo. Stay tuned for more.
|OML:||Oh Lord, what a day.|
|Lord:||What is it, Liberia?|
|OML:||I am old, tired, hungry, poor, thirsty.|
|Lord:||I see. Why are you in that state?|
|OML:||Well, I am 173 this year.|
|Lord:||Congratulations. So why are you in that state? 173 years and you have not mastered how to get your basic needs?|
|OML:||Ok, let’s talk about thirst.|
|Lord:||I give you bountiful rain and many, many rivers. Have you seen any of them in 173 years?|
|OML:||No hand pumps, wells, or running water around here. The only time we get water easily is when it rains. But when it rains too much, then it floods everywhere.|
|Lord:||No one in your land knows how to make drainage? Where are your young people?|
|OML:||Oh, they are all on Facebook.|
|Lord:||Do they work for Facebook?|
|OML:||Indirectly. But, let’s talk about our daily bread. You promised you would take care of me, but I am hungry.|
|Lord:||I promised that you will till the soil, and eat the fruit of your labor. Are you farming? Are you working?|
|OML:||So, some people work, and some people make business. But no jobs, so most people go to church every day.|
|Lord:||Who told them to do that?|
|OML:|| The pastors have miracles, healing, deliverance, prophecies, breakthrough, everything.
They are powerful.
|Lord:||There are people among you giving sight to the blind, making the cripple to walk, raising the sick from their hospital beds, and making the deaf to hear?|
|OML:||Alright, I won’t lie. I have not seen any of that. But, I always see the sign board with the pastor and his wife’s picture. Beautiful picture.|
|Lord:||Why did they put it up?|
|OML:||No, no, Papa. Let’s leave that one alone. It’s between you and them. They say they are your messengers, and they see you every day.|
To be continued
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