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God in All Things

The day of my spiritual awakening was the day I saw–and knew I saw–all things in God and God in all things.

– Mechtild of Magdeburg

Gaining Wisdom from Creation

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A truly wise person kneels at the feet of all creatures.

– Mechtild of Magdeburg

 

Wisdom from the Medieval Mystic

The day of my spiritual awakening was the day I saw and knew I saw God in all things and all things in God.

– Mechtild of Magdeburg

Mechtild a Beguine, was a medieval mystic, who lived c. 1207 – c. 1282/1294.

One wonders how the thistle was ever discovered to be edible! Is it anymore difficult to find God there?

One wonders how the thistle was ever discovered to be edible! Is it anymore difficult to find God there?