Sunday, March 2, 2008

the sound of music

There is the Music of Heaven in all things and we have forgotten how to hear it until we sing.
Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) abbess, artist, visionary, herbalist


o ignis spiritus paracliti ~ sequence from the vesper of st. hildegard of bingen

photo: e lighting a candle in cath├ędrale notre name de paris, march 2007.

8 comments:

dennis said...

Dennis read a small book about Bingen a long time ago--but remembers she was fascinating.

Cergie said...

These flowers (dahlias) are well choosen for illustrating this post
Often monks do gardening which allow prayer and is very useful for the communauty. To do beautiful the chapel for instance
Dahlia is a flower easy to grow year by year

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful picture of e!

marxsny said...

Music is medicine for mice or any living creature. Happy March.

Gary said...

FANTASTIC PIC!

dennis said...

Dennis wishes to meet Kimy this summer--he will be in the Catskills -- not a bad drive from Cleve. to ScrantonPA to Honesdale PA to Jeffersonville NY...
to Dennis.

Lee's River/Zlatovyek said...

von Bingen was an extraordinary woman - any woman who at that time 1) knew about Aristotle 2) and could not only read his work but critique it and come up with original views
deserves recognition.
A beautiful post, kimy - the pics, the music, the links and the intention.
best

kimy said...

happy march all!

dennis - I'm hoping to make a springtime run to nyc - perhaps we can meet sooner than this summer! if you'd like send me your email address mine is kyanoshik at gmail dot com