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‘VI really needs a mother right about now’- Skelton-Cline

‘VI really needs a mother right about now’- Skelton-Cline

Talk show host Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has said the Virgin Islands is desperately in need of a "mother".

“The country just needs a mother, it needs a touch, a mother’s voice, a mother’s spirit, a mother’s wisdom and inclination and discernment,” he said during the June 21, 2022, edition of his radio show, Honestly Speaking.

“I believe for such a time this woman is going to come forth… What I am asking you to pray for is that I want you to pray that she would have her own burning bush experience on the other side of the desert, because that’s what we need right through here,” he added, regarding his conviction that the VI will have a female premier at the next general elections.

He said the time has come for the VI to do its own genre pivot, towards this strong fortified, well-abled judicious, and integrous woman to come forward to lead the country.

Quoting Henry Ward Beecher in the mid-1800s, he spoke of the need for courageous persons in the VI to step forward, rather than be cowards.


Courageous leader needed in VI- Skelton-Cline


Meanwhile, the clergyman added that the wilderness is crying out for the voice in reference to VI needing a leader with courage.

Quoting Henry Ward Beecher in the mid-1800s, he spoke of the need for courageous persons in the VI to step forward, rather than be cowards.

“We must be women and men who are going to meet this moment, not cave, not just comply and become complicit… but for country for generations yet unborn,” he said.

He called on Virgin Islanders to step up collectively rather than wait for someone else to step up.

“We as a people, we have to come together, and coming together is not uniformity but the strength of the unity in the diversity,” he added.

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