Masjid al-Haram Minarets Up Close

If Adam is from water and dust,
And prayer reminds you of your origin,
Then cleanse your body with water,
And humble your forehead on dust.

A boy holds a Palestinian national flag as he takes part in a protest against the appropriation of 1,000 acres of Palestinian land by Israel in the Bethlehem area in the occupied West Bank. [Muhesen Amren/Pacific Press]