Hildegard of Bingen, slow medicine, God’s Hotel

Recolate angel“Angels…what glorious shapes take place within you….”  Hildegard of Bingen

“I discovered Hildegard and her medicine…and that is where God’s Hotel starts.”…..Victoria Sweet, MD, author of God’s Hotel

The Hŏtel-Dieu (God’s Hotel) cared for the sick in the Middle Ages.  Hildegard’s music.

(And it’s All Saints’ Day weekend.)

Victoria Sweet at TEDxMiddlebury.

Photo: Recoleta Cemetary, Buenos Aires

3 responses

  1. Beautiful picture, Valorie! I think I first heard about Hildegaard either in an introduction to German literature or in a book called ‘The Gargoyle’. I have always wanted to read one of her books after that. She is very inspiring.

What do you think?

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

%d bloggers like this: