Sunday, December 19, 2010

Thought for the Day

And how would God be known as the Eternal One
if brilliance did not emerge from God? For there is not
 creature without some kind of radiance—whether it be
 greenness, seeds, buds, or another kind of beauty.
~ Hildegard of Bingen, Book of Divine Works*

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* Book of Divine Works with Letters and Songs, Matthew Fox, ed., Santa Fe, New Mexico: Bear & Co., 1987

Life and Works of Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179)

Catholic Encyclopedia Profile of the "Sibyl of the Rhine"

Discography

GoogleBooks
     Hildegard of Bingen: A Book of Essays
     Hildegard of Bingen: Selections from Her Writings

Film Trailer for Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen, by Margarethe von Trotta

International Society of Hildegard von Bingen Studies

4 comments:

Neva Flores said...

Love your thought for the day!

M.L. Gallagher said...

One of my favourite composers!

Great music. Great thinking.

Hugs -- have a beautiful day of light and love.

Louise

nance marie said...

love
Love
LOve
LOVe
LOVE
to you!

S. Etole said...

His fingerprints are everywhere ...