Monday, September 21, 2009

Last Friday of Ramadan

About 20 minutes before the call to mid-day prayer on the last Friday of Ramadan, my attention was drawn to this man.

As he walked through the shadowy alleys of the Old City toward the Haram (Temple Mount), a spotlight of sun highlighted a confident, erect posture. His white flowing Saudi thobe and gold-tassled, crimson prayer rug simply added character to his aura.

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