Matera - Italy [...] We can throw stones, complain about them, stumble on them, climb over them, or build with them [...] -- Quote by William Arthur Ward (American dedicated scholar, author, editor, pastor and teacher)
Ghost Town of Craco - Basilicata - Matera ~ Around 540AD the area was called “Montedoro” and inhabited by Greeks who moved inland from the coastal town of Metaponto. The remaining 1,800 residents (now down to 970) moved to a valley following an earthquake in 1963.
https://flic.kr/p/4N771S | Grace | [...] What is grace? It is the inspiration from on high: it is love; it is liberty. Grace is the spirit of law. This discovery of the spirit of law belongs to Saint Paul; and what he calls "grace" from a heavenly point of view, we, from an earthly point, call "rigtheousness." [...] -- Quote by Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885) Rome, Italy (May, 2008)
https://flic.kr/p/58d9Qq | Aims [Explored] | bighugelabs.com/scout.php?mode=history&id=2707013608 [...] I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes. The greater part of all mischief in the world arises from the fact that men do not sufficiently understand their own aims. They have undertaken to build a tower, and spend no more labor on the foundation than would be necessary to erect a hut [...] -- Quote by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) Nikon D70, Tokina 12-24 f/4, ...