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"On Good Friday - A View from Above" at A Life Overseas

Today in the Christian Faith is a day we set aside. I recognize that many readers do not share the same truth claims and I am so grateful that you still come by and read! 335 more words

Faith

Hasankeyf, Turkey

I was not prepared for the allure of Hasankeyf. My guidebook had called it a “heartbreaker” and I had seen the photos of its famed minaret and stone bridge. 572 more words

Destinations

Minaret

A minaret, an airplane and the sky.

Minaret

Couches to...

A consistent form of design runs through the living room setup in Moroccan domiciles.

Here in the US, we have separate couches and sofas, and chairs, that we throw into the living room space. 1,157 more words

Minaret by Leila Aboulela

Author is mostly known for

  • She was the first winner of the Caine prize for African writing
  • Her novel “The Translator” was one of The New York Tim…
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Fiction

The great Mosque of Hassan II

Here are some pictures of this amazing mosque, the world second largest, after Mecca.  It does have the highest minaret (tower) in the world.  It was built in 1986 and has such features as electronically opening doors, which are made of titanium, by the way.   54 more words

March Break 2014