What becomes of those Notes That Are Prayers placed in the Cracks of the Western Wall?
Aimee Herd : Jun 18, 2012 : Julie Stahl – CBN News
"For there is not a word on my tongue, but behold, O LORD, You know it altogether. –Psalm 139:4
(Jerusalem, Israel)—Most Believers are familiar with the Jewish practice of placing prayer requests to God in the cracks of the Western Wall of the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem. (Photo: archives.jrn.columbia.edu)
In fact, many who are not Jewish have also written notes to God, putting them in the Wall. And, for those who are not in Jerusalem, some have sent letters or emails that have also been placed in what is known in Hebrew as the "Kotel.
But, have you ever wondered what happens to those messages to the Lord when the cracks in the wall become full with them?
According to a CBN article, they are carefully removed, twice a year, without reading (because they're between man and God). They are bundled into bags, says the report, and eventually buried in the cemetery on the Mount of Olives.
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