Magnum Photos Gilles Peress August 1982. It is time for prayer and meditation for an Israeli army position during the ceasefire in West Beirut. During the Lebanon War of 1982, Yasser Arafat and PLO forces were
Beautiful tulips in full bloom! Just one of many sights to see on Viking's 'Tulips and Windmills' itinerary. For more information about this itinerary visit us here: http://www.vikingrivercruises.com/rivercruises/europe-holland-belgium-amsterdam-2012/itinerary.aspx
There are instances in every person's life when it seems that a problem or a cross is insurmountable and unbearable. In these cases, pray to the patron saints of impossible causes: St. Rita of Cascia, St. Jude Thaddeus and St. Gregory of Neocaesarea.
On point. Repost from @karunaezara: woke this morning deeply disturbed by the news from #Paris but more amazed by the attention it received on social media. I understand Paris is a beloved and familiar space for a lot of people but it troubled me that #Beirut a city my father grew up in had received so little attention after the horrific bombings two days earlier. It also troubled me that #Baghdad a place I have absolutely no connection with received even less attention after the senseless…