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Life. Assyrian Poetry: Musings on God, Love and Loss.

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Life is a collection of poems, lyrics and hymns written by our mother, Beatrice Youil. Interwoven in her words is the story of a life. Its enduring hardships, uncertain future, an insoluble faith in God and love for the human spirit. Life can be read in Assyrian if opened from the back cover, or read in English from the front. In moments of quiet contemplation, I hope this ...more
Paperback, 98 pages
Published June 25th 2009 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Beatrice Youil is an Assyrian who was born in Urmia, Iran in a small village called Zatajohn in 1937. She emigrated to Australia in the 1960's with her husband and small children. She has lived there ever since.

Her strong faith comes from her Christian upbringing. Ever since she was a child, she has enjoyed writing poetry about her country, nationality and her belief in God.