On the bus

‘Why cannot you believe in Jesus’, asked the Congolese passenger sitting by my side. This was during a spurt of conversation that the bus entered into, after a small town or stop had passed. He is heading to Congo, and will change for another bus from Dar Es Salaam, after taking rest for a night [...]

Belief ‘Why cannot you believe in Jesus?’I can! It doesn’t make any difference, this name or something else. 'Do you not want to believe in Jesus?’ he asks. We smile and share peanuts. He turned down my offer of cashewnuts. He is home bound. to Congo. And bought a Masai shawl for someone back home. [...]