confessions of an insignificant African boy (12)

Confessions of an Insignificant African Boy‘ is now available as an eBook in Amazon’s Kindle store.

All 22 chapters, revised & edited to enjoy as a single book.

Below is a sample of the twelfth chapter.

It is my confession, originaly written so that my children could know of the faith living inside of me.

I hope it will inspire & challenge you to discover your own faith in new ways.

Link to Kindle Store
: Confessions of an Insignificant African Boy.


This is the twelfth of 22 instalments which I am sharing with you over 22 days since 15/11/2010. As a whole it is my confession. What I believe. It is written for my children. Perhaps they would read it now, perhaps they would return to it in our time as I am waiting to be re-incarnated. I would love your response, your questions and insights and apprehension for in that we would relate and I would become.


So, yes, my son and daughters, my Zuko: we’ve had beautiful, meaningful relate-tionships.

Almost as if there is no relate-tional brokenness.

But look around you.

Do you see the husband cheating on his wife.

Perhaps you have a friend whose father abused her. Molested her.

Or another who was brutally raped. If not a friend, then you’ve read of it in the newspapers and seen it on TV.

You’ve seen the reality and the depictions of one person vigorously exerting itself to control and own and even destroy another.

In a massive sense through genocide and political injustice.

In as massive a sense through millions and millions of individual relate-tionships which are no relate-tionships at all, but effortless attempts to own and consume and destruct.

Perhaps you’ve even tasted it or are tasting it …

Get ‘Confessions of an Insignificant African Boy‘ now.


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