Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust - The Gift of Tongues Summary & Analysis

Immaculée Ilibagiza
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The Gift of Tongues Summary and Analysis

The second month of hiding found the women gaunt, weak and infected with lice. They were suffering but it was necessary to remain in hiding until the war ended. While outwardly an unattractive sight, Immaculee felt loved by God. She was thankful for each day that she was allowed to survive. As her days of confinement increased, Immaculee felt more confident about her survival. She rationalized that God wouldn't let her survive that long for no reason. She was sick with high fevers and delirium during her time in hiding. No medication was available and Immaculee prayed for God's intervention. She was spared which further enhanced her feeling of ultimate safety and belief in God.

The women were a captive audience. They overheard everything that occurred both inside and out of the house and absorbed...

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