• “It takes spiritual authority to bless others. Many Christians say, “God bless you,” but one clearly senses that although the words express a kind wish, they lack real spiritual authority.” – Basilea Schlink

Women of the Middle Ages

Teresa of Avila (1515-?)
Margery Kempe (1373-1439)
Julian of Norwich(1342-?)
St Catherine of Siena (1347-1380)
Marguerite Porete (+1310)
St Birgitta of Sweden (1303-1372)

Other Women of the Middle Ages
Clare of Assisi
Lioba
Brigid of Ireland
Joan of Arc
Hilda of Whitby
Christina of Markyate
Frau Ava
Mechthild of Magdeburg
Hadewijch

Women in the Medieval Church – Christian History Institute

 

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[God the Sovereign Savior] To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David the servant of the Lord, who spoke to the Lord the words of this song on the day that the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. And he said: I will love You, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; My God, my strength, in whom I will trust; My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. — Psalm 18:1-2 (NKJV)

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