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Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Cape Town

Paul lived and taught in Africa during his youthful years. After thirty-five years, he returns to Africa – traversing from Cairo to the cape of Africa in smelly matatus (mini-buses), taxis, cattle trucks, canoes, and a ferry for this travelogue. Starting off by engaging in touristy activities in Cairo, where the locals don’t consider themselves part of Africa because they believe Africa is underdeveloped and dangerous. He traveled through the remotest villages and occasionally made quick stops in the cities, authentically sharing his experiences and stories. Paul does take the reader on the road less traveled in Africa, a road …

Celebration of Discipline – By Richard J. Forster

As a Christian, I found this book necessary and informative in explaining our way of life and discovering the meaning and purpose through the different disciplines highlighted. Although I was aware of some of the domains only in part, I had not delved deeper into each discipline’s importance and the proper way of practicing each of them. These disciplines are not a set of rules for us to follow but rather a guideline into self-discovery, spiritual growth, and connecting with those around us. That said, this book can be helpful to everyone regardless of their faith or religious beliefs. The …