The cross is a paradoxical religious symbol because it inverts the world’s value system with the news that hope comes by way of defeat, that suffering and death do not have the last word, that the last shall be first and the first last.
James Cone, The Cross and the Lynching Tree
— Saint John Chrysostom (347-407) Doctor of the Church
Edgar Ende (German, 1901-1965), Die Jagd nach der Taube [The hunt for the dove], 1933. Oil on canvas, 69.5 x 89.5 cm.
I’m Libyan and hospitality is something I’m born with ❤️
This Libyan Twarqi passed by a group of foreign tourists in the middle of the Libyan desert . He didn’t know how to say ( you are welcome in Libya) but he showed it to them , using the language of the world whom every human understands 👐☺️