Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 10:01 AM
Meanwhile, it hasn’t rained in Georgia for months. And things are getting so parched there that water use is being strictly controlled. In fact, Atlanta city officials are even suing federal authorities over the way they’re rationing the flow of water from Lake Lanier, Atlanta’s primary water source.
Therefore, one can understand why the governor resorted to prayer to lift this plague upon his state.
It’s just too bad the white man banished the Indians to reservations. Because their tradition of praying for rain, complete with spiritual rain dances, might have guaranteed an answer from the rain gods.
As it happened, the governor’s prayer vigil stood even less chance of success given that as many Georgians were still praying for a cash windfall as those who were praying for rainfall….