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Liesborn Prayer Wheel explored, possible answers found

A rare gospel, likely commissioned by an abbess in Liesborn, Germany over 1,000 years ago, was found to contain an enigmatic prayer wheel inside.

The Daily Mail and other news outlets wrote about the history of the gospel and presented various views on the significance and utility of the prayer wheel design in early May.

From the Daily Mail:

The wheel’s outermost circle contains instructions that when translated, read: ‘The order of the diagram written here teaches the return home’.

The next reads ‘seven […]

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3 in 1

Daily Office readings for Trinity Sunday, May 26, 2013:

AM Psalm 146, 147; PM Psalm 111, 112, 113

Ecclus. 43: 1-12(27-33); Eph. 4:1-16 ; John 1:1-18

I bet I’m not the only person who has sat in church on Trinity Sunday and pondered 3 in 1 Oil™ as a metaphor for the Trinity. (By the way, if you’ve ever wondered what the “three” in it is, it’s spindle oil, citronella oil, and a bit of some proprietary corrosion inhibitor.)

You know, really, when […]

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