When I was a child, I used to look forward to the evenings when my Aunt Angie would come to have dinner with us while my Uncle Bill was at...Continue reading
Category: Bernard of Clairvaux
(1091-1153) French abbot and poet known for his piety and mysticism; influential in the spread of monasticism.
The Essential Food of the Soul
Righteousness is the natural and essential food of the soul, which can no more be satisfied by earthly treasures than the hunger of the body can be satisfied by air....Continue reading
O Sacred Head, Now Wounded
This hymn has a simple tune set to hauntingly beautiful harmony by my favorite classical composer, Johann Sebastian Bach. I’ve seen several versions of the words, and I’m not sure...Continue reading