...this mosque was built several years ago. It is supported by about 80 local families, "many of whom are physicians with disposable income," according to the newspaper. The article goes on to say: "While the new mosque's exterior is grand, the interior is modest, except for a double-tiered crystal chandelier in the prayer hall donated by a member." Inside, no paintings, images or statuary adorn the mosque. "Anything that could lead to glorifying others than God is forbidden." Several tapestries and a large mosaic in mother-of-pearl decorate the walls of the main prayer hall, which faces east, toward Mecca. The art, Arabic script, spells out chapters of the Koran, said a member and tour guide. "The mosque is mainly a prayer room," she added.
January 1st is around the corner, along with an end to my daily posts, at least for now.
Dementia is so debilitating and Hubby needs more of my time.
* Philippians 4:13 "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." ... <)))><
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