Hildegard von Bingen ~ Voice of the Living Light

Thanks, Amanda! I spend many late fall and winter afternoons listening to Hildegard. I love how her music brings such gentle light to the soul.

From YouTube:
“Blessed Hildegard of Bingen (German: Hildegard von Bingen; Latin: Hildegardis Bingensis) (1098 — 17 September 1179), also known as Saint Hildegard, and Sibyl of the Rhine, was a German writer, composer, philosopher, Christian mystic, Benedictine abbess, visionary, and polymath. Elected a magistra by her fellow nuns in 1136, she founded the monasteries of Rupertsberg in 1150 and Eibingen in 1165. One of her works as a composer, the Ordo Virtutum, is an early example of liturgical drama.
She wrote theological, botanical and medicinal texts, as well as letters, liturgical songs, poems, and arguably the oldest surviving morality play, while supervising brilliant miniature Illuminations.”

4 responses to this post.

  1. Youuuuu have been with me all day. It’s crazy. So much happening and shifting here. One book arrived just in time for me to take on retreat. And clearer intuitive messages. and other stuff. Perhaps an email is in order.

    Thank you for being you πŸ™‚


  2. πŸ™‚ You’re welcome. Thanks and blessings for being you!


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