Yes, since returning from our production trip to Israel and the West Bank, I find myself looking for momentary glimpses of humanity and beauty from that part of the world. There’s a lot of intensity, but a gentleness too, which often goes unnoticed by media outlets. Seeing quelowat’s posting of this photograph accomplishes this in spades:

A Palestinian boy tried to give his animal a wash Friday in the Mediterranean near Gaza City. (Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images)

Share Your Reflection

Filtered HTML

  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <blockquote> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd><span><div><img><!-->
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Embed content by wrapping a supported URL in [embed] … [/embed].

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.