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On Holy signs and symbols and shoes.

Reader comment on item: Nike and 9/11
in response to reader comment: The Holy Name

Submitted by Seamus MacNemi (United States), Jun 4, 2007 at 15:04

It was once a custom amongst my folk to put Holy signs and symbols on the bottoms of their feet and upon the soles of their sandals so that each foot step would call a blessing upon the face of the earth. It was felt that by that means we could invoke the G-d to provide us with an ample harvest and prosperous ventures in our lives.

Likewise were those same signs and symbols inscribed upon the tongues of Holy Men so that they would be bound from speaking decietfully for their own gain. As well were those same signs and symbols inscribed upon the hands of those who labored with their hands so that their work would proceed accordng with the LAW. Thus did our people prosper in every thing they undertook to do in life and no man amongst us was left idle in his lifetime.


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