Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Hildegard of Bingen's All-Embracing God


Just as a circle embraces all that is within it,
so does the God-head embrace all.

No one has the power to divide this circle,
to surpass it, or to limit it.

– Hildegard of Bingen

Related Off-site Links:
Honoring Hildegard of Bingen – Lynne Smith, OSB (Holy Wisdom Monastery, May 11, 2012).
Hildegard of Bingen – Aisha Langer (Heroines of History).
Hildegard of Bingen and Richardis: Medieval Mystic and the Woman She Loved – Kittredge Cherry (Jesus in Live Blog, September 17, 2013).
Hildegard of BingenHildegard.org.

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
At the Cathedral of St. Paul, Rainbow Sashes and a Circle of Love
Drawing the Circle Wide
The Many Manifestations of God's Loving Embrace
"Never Can We Be Separated"
In Mychal Judge's Heart "There Was Room for Everybody"
Trusting God's Generous Invitation
"Joined at the Heart": Robert Thompson on Christianity and Sufism
See the World!
Celebrating Our Common Heritage
Quote of the Day – June 12, 2011
Responding to Excommunication
My Lunch with a "Medicine Bearer"
Prayer of the Week – November 14, 2012
And Love is Lord of All

Image: "Cultivating the Cosmic Tree" by Hildegard of Bingen.

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