Good Sabbath

Lord, I bring you my treasure.

It is larger than the mountains, broader than the world, deeper than the sea, higher than the clouds, more lovely than the sun, more manifold than the stars; it weighs more than the whole earth.

Oh you, image of My godhead, made splendid by My humanity, adorned with My Holy Spirit- what is your treasure called?

Lord, it is called my heart’s desire. I have withdrawn it from the world, preserved it in myself, and denied it to all creatures. But I can bear it no further.

Lord. Where shall I lay it?

Mechthild of Magdeburg

Chill-October-L

Advertisements

1 Comment

Filed under Art, Quotes

One response to “Good Sabbath

  1. learningtofollow

    Oh, what a beautiful quote indeed!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s