Immaculée Ilibagiza (born ) is a Rwandan American author and motivational speaker. Her first book, Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan. Left to Tell has ratings and reviews. Stephen said: Immaculee Ilibagiza grew up in a country she loved, surrounded by a family she cherished. Immaculee Ilibagiza shares the power of faith in God through her experience of the Rwandan genocide. She attests that forgiveness is possible.

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It’s too much to think that people could kill their neighbors that they’ve loved. The writing style is simple, and the book is pretty short, so it is a quick, easy atrocities aside read. It was during those endless hours of unspeakable terror that Immaculee discovered the power of prayer, eventually shedding her fear of death and forging a profound and lasting relationship with God.

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The style of this book is that of a religious faith journey. The Story and The Writing. I feel like adults would enjoy Left To Tell more because it talks about wars and killings. She opened it immediately and looked down to read Psalm 91 which reads: See all 7 questions about Left to Tell…. And his deep fingerprints are visible in this book.

Immaculee cherishes her faith throughout the whole book and that is what keeps her going.

Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust

Entering this book, I was expecting personal account of the Rwandan holocaust, despite the foreword stating otherwise. I didn’t want to put it down. I will put my life on the line to protect, no questions asked.

Ijmaculee see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I haven’t read much about the Rwandan genocide because t still feels so close. How could she even walk? View all 3 comments. Imagine being in a closet sized bathroom with 7 strangers for 91 days.


Ilibagiza is remarkably brave, and you need to hear her story. I kept picking it up and putting it back on the shelf.

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Often times I feel like my own needs are trivial in comparison to what others may be dealing with and that I don’t have a right to burden Heavenly Father with my miniscule problems and questions.

This is a story of great faith.

Everywhere they looked there was the Hutu killers swiping at them iljbagiza machetes and rifles. It’s too much to think th I haven’t read much about the Rwandan genocide because it still feels so close. Faith is a big and challenging aspect in this book and it needs to be known.

Will share this and her other book with my daughters and friend who are going to hear her.

Immaculée Ilibagiza

It’s really a book about forgiveness and as such reminds me of a Vision Video I previewed recently which we purchased and plan to include as a part of our curriculum for the parent’s portion of First Sacraments.

In Rwanda there are two tribes, the Hutus and the minority: She turned to prayer and meditation as she had no idea how long this ordeal would last. It describes how her faith in God kept her going ro she struggled to find her place in the world again, and it also shows how she sought out and encouraged many of the orphans who were equally lost.

Ilibabiza 91 d Immaculee Ilibagiza grew up in a country she loved, surrounded by a family she cherished. Most of lfft cannot even imagine this.


I cried through every chapter. I would take a star away because some parts of the book were bland or dry to read.

The ending of the book reminds me of my life a little. Apr 28, Kimberly K added it. I felt like i wanted to just skip ahead and just find out what happens next.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ilibagiza speaks immacjlee over the world and is the recipient of the Mahatma Gandhi Reconciliation and Peace Award.

Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust by Immaculée Ilibagiza

It inspired me to serve more willingly, to be more informed, and to try to put my life in God’s hands. It is worth reading. It is terrifying to see an entire country collapse into rampant mob-murder.

If you like books that feed you and make you grateful for the gifts God has given you, this is a book you won’t want to miss. But we all need direction, no matter what your circumstance and we all need support. Anyone who reads my review, read this book.

I can’t recommend this book highly enough. Apr 05, Clif Hostetler rated it it was amazing Shelves: And lest my dear review reader thinks that such thin Shocking and inspiring. Most distressing to me though, was how much about this event I didn’t know. It’s sadly ironic that some people see proof that there is no God when they consider the evil manifest in the Rwandan holocaust.