Quote by Sojourner Truth

The Lord gave me 'Sojourner,' because I was to travel up an' down the land, showin' the people their sins an' bein' a sign unto them. Afterwards, I told the Lord I wanted another name 'cause everybody else had two names, and the Lord gave me 'Truth,' because I was to declare the truth to people.

The Lord gave me 'Sojourner,' because I was to travel up an'


In this quote, Sojourner Truth reflects on the names given to her by the Lord. The name 'Sojourner' symbolizes her role as a traveler, spreading awareness of people's sins and serving as a symbolic figure for others. Feeling incomplete with just one name, she approached the Lord for another, and 'Truth' was bestowed upon her. This new name signifies her purpose of fearlessly sharing the truth with others, highlighting her mission to proclaim honesty and enlightenment among the people she encountered.

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