"... give God back his freedom. He's been hostage to our bigotries too long." About the author The Attack is written by Yasmina Khadra, the pen name of Mohammed Moulessehoul. Yasmina is from Algeria and was an officer in the Algerian army. He used his wife’s name as a pen name for the sake of staying alive and so he can continue to write his books. It is said that he didn’t come out of hiding until 2001 after he left the army.
Hi friends, I am doing thing. The thing is, I will be reading books from every country in Africa in the next 2 years, hopefully I finish this challenge sooner. What do I mean by “from?” This means I will be reading books by African authors specifically from that country, OR books about that country. [...]
“The kind of spiritual life and disciplines needed to sustain the Christian life are quiet, repetitive, and ordinary. I often want to skip the boring, daily stuff to get to the thrill of an edgy faith. But it’s in the dailiness of the Christian faith—the making the bed, the doing the dishes, the praying for our enemies, the reading the Bible, the quiet, the small—that God’s transformation takes root and grows.”