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The Red Clay of Burundi: Finding God, the Music, and Me Barbara Emrys

The Red Clay of Burundi: Finding God, the Music, and Me

Barbara Emrys

Published July 6th 2014
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Kindle Edition
134 pages
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But that’s not how paradise works. It waits behind a thousand doors in life, doors unopened by those unable to see beyond their own sweetest suffering.When thirteen-year-old Barbara Emrys first steps onto the red clay of Burundi, she feels as farMoreBut that’s not how paradise works. It waits behind a thousand doors in life, doors unopened by those unable to see beyond their own sweetest suffering.When thirteen-year-old Barbara Emrys first steps onto the red clay of Burundi, she feels as far from paradise as humanly possible. Transported by propeller plane to another universe of sights and smells within an unfamiliar country, Barbara embarks on a colorful journey of self-discovery and true perception. Set against the backdrop of a recent tribal genocide, Barbara’s adolescent experiences of life and love paint a picture of a paradise she didn’t know she was seeking.The Red Clay of Burundi is a mystical reflection on life’s emotional textures that will help you find God and understand the universal desires of the human heart. And it’s all brought to life by the music of a new band called the Beatles . . .