Pilgrimage – Day 1

Crossing the Threshold onto Pilgrimage

A river. An open door. A ripened chestnut ready to fall. Each holds an image of threshold: a place - space - moment of transition, and crossing that threshold holds both promise and strangeness. We joined in community with 14 other pilgrims and were invited to consider our intention for this time of pilgrimage with the wisdom of St. Hildegard of Bingen. We joined our voices in song In the spirit of Benedictine hospitality, "Welcome in the stranger, through the door of your heart.

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September 9-19 Rev. Shawn is on Pilgrimage in Germany: “Hildegard of Bingen and the Greening Power of God”.

St. Hildegard was a 12th century  German Benedictine abbess. She was a mystic, composer, artist, poet, healer, and preacher. These short blog posts share some highlights from Rev Shawn’s pilgrimage.

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