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All Things

All Things

All Things All things are too small to hold me, I am so vast In the Infinite I reach for the Uncreated I have touched it, it undoes me wider than wide Everything else is too narrow You know this well, you who are also there by Hadewijch English version by Jane Hirshfield Original Language Dutch Hits... »

Love Has Subjugated Me By Hadewijch

Love Has Subjugated Me By Hadewijch

Love has subjugated me by Hadewijch English version by Mother Columba Hart Original Language Dutch Love has subjugated me: To me this is no surprise, For she is strong and I am weak. She makes me Unfree of myself, Continually against my will. She does with me what she wishes; Nothing of myself remai... »

Tighten By Hadewijch

Tighten By Hadewijch

Tighten by Hadewijch English version by Jane Hirshfield Original Language Dutch Tighten to nothing the circle that is the world’s things Then the Naked circle can grow wide, enlarging, embracing all Hits: 8 »

The Queen Of Sheba By Hadewijch

The Queen Of Sheba By Hadewijch

The Queen of Sheba by Hadewijch English version by Mother Columba Hart Original Language Dutch The Queen of Sheba Came to Solomon; That was in order to gain wisdom. When she had found him, indeed, His wonders streamed upon her so suddenly That she melted in contemplation. She gave him all, And the g... »

You Who Want By Hadewijch

You Who Want By Hadewijch

You who want by Hadewijch English version by Jane Hirshfield Original Language Dutch You who want knowledge, seek the Oneness within There you will find the clear mirror already waiting Hits: 4 »

Love’s Constancy By Hadewijch

Love’s Constancy By Hadewijch

Love’s constancy by Hadewijch English version by Oliver Davies Original Language Dutch Anyone who has waded Through Love’s turbulent waters, Now feeling hunger and now satiety, Is untouched by the season Of withering or blooming, For in the deepest and most dangerous waters, On the highe... »

The Madness Of Love By Hadewijch

The Madness Of Love By Hadewijch

The madness of love by Hadewijch English version by Oliver Davies Original Language Dutch The madness of love Is a blessed fate; And if we understood this We would seek no other: It brings into unity What was divided, And this is the truth: Bitterness it makes sweet, It makes the stranger a neighbor... »

What I Sang So Often Of Love (From Defense Of Love) By Hadewijch

What I Sang So Often Of Love (From Defense Of Love) By Hadewijch

What I sang so often of Love (from Defense of Love) by Hadewijch English version by Mother Columba Hart Original Language Dutch What I sang so often of Love Did not avail me much — in fact, very little. Yet the minds of old and young Are enlightened by a song of Love. But my good fortune holds... »

Love Has Seven Names By Hadewijch

Love Has Seven Names By Hadewijch

Love Has Seven Names by Hadewijch English version by Willis Barnstone and Elene Kolb Original Language Dutch Love has seven names. Do you know what they are? Rope, Light, Fire, Coal make up its domain. The others, also good, more modest but alive: Dew, Hell, the Living Water. I name them here (for t... »

How She First Made Me Beautiful Promises (From Defense Of Love) By Hadewijch

How She First Made Me Beautiful Promises (From Defense Of Love) By Hadewijch

How she first made me beautiful promises (from Defense of Love) by Hadewijch English version by Mother Columba Hart Original Language Dutch How she first made me beautiful promises And then grew cruel, I now know. That Love did not deceive or mock me In that woe, would I might understand it! But she... »

God Must Give Us A Renewed Mind (From Vale Millies) By Hadewijch

God Must Give Us A Renewed Mind (From Vale Millies) By Hadewijch

God must give us a renewed mind (from Vale Millies) by Hadewijch English version by Mother Columba Hart Original Language Dutch God must give us a renewed mind For nobler and freer love, To make us so new in our life That Love may bless us And renew, with new taste, Those to whom she can give new fu... »

Dew (From Love’s Seven Names) By Hadewijch

Dew (From Love’s Seven Names) By Hadewijch

Dew (from Love’s Seven Names) by Hadewijch English version by Mother Columba Hart Original Language Dutch Dew is a name under which Love works: When that Fire has burned up all in its violence, The dew falls, imparting moisture everywhere Like a strong wind of unheard-of sweetness. It calls fo... »