Through God All Thing Are Possible

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Through God all things are possible
“Ye though I walk through the valley of shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me” Psalm 23:4. In my darkest time of trouble I would say this scripture which reminds me that God is aways with me. During exams, family problems, altercations and even through the greatest temptations those words always remained my guide. My experiences with overcoming obsticles can not compare to some of history’s couragous people with remarkable, unforgettable stories. We have all hear the stories of Dr. Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks and even Oprah stories. But the one that touched me the most is an Afrcan’s. I assure you, you havent heard a phenomial story like Immaculee Ilibagiza, a Rwandan that survived the most hematic holocaust in history. Immaculee is a perfect example that even in difficult situations God see’s us through
Like Immaculee, she too had testing times. One particular even was when she first discovered there was a tribal difference.At a young age she was discriminated because of her ethnic identity. In primary school Immaculee had to accept new changes. Finding out she belonged to the Tutsi tribe. Immaculee was able to overcome this by accepting change, she educated herself about the tutsi history. As a child she thought that being a Tutsi was a good thing, she thought it was special, she didn’t let it effect the way she thought of others. “Through a child’s eyes(or atleast my eyes), we all seemed to be getting along.” Pg 17. At a young age she felt discriminated in class, once a week during tribal roll call. Immaculee was blinded by the seperation of tribes because of the way she was being raised. This is one of the ways she overcome this situation. Her parents taught her that everyone was the same. “Mom and dad ignored the social and political reality they lived in,…...

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