Christmas, Love, Mystics

How Miraculous A King Would Bow – Hildegard of Bingen

How miraculous – that a king stoop to enter the world of the ordinary, of the commoner, of His subject, of woman. But God did this. Why? Because humility, ever the lowliest of the low, always rises and triumphs- over everything else. And didn’t that woman know the greatest happiness? Cleaning up the ugly first mess, in its place she set a beautiful bouquet:…

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Biblical, Love

The Greatest Of These Is Love

What if I could speak in the tongues of humans and of angels but had no love? It would be nothing more than a clanging cymbal – a useless noise! What if I could prophesy and understand all secrets and all knowledge? What if I even had faith that moved mountains, but had no love? I would be nothing. What…

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