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Meditations from Mechthild of Magdeburg
Henry L. Carrigan, Jr., editor
The selections in this edition of Mechthild's writings offers a powerful glimpse into her vision of God.

1 "God has given all creatures the desire to seek and foster their own nature."

2 "You have written me in the book of your Godhead, You have fashioned me in Your own image."

3 “Humanity is forever united to God.” Mechthild of Magdeburg

4 “God does not deny Himself to anyone.” Mechthild of Magdeburg

5 “O God! You are so generous in pouring out Your gifts! You are so flowing in Your love!” Mechthild of Magdeburg

6 “There is nothing so wise, nor so holy, nor so beautiful, nor so strong, nor so perfect as love.” Mechthild of Magdeburg

7 “Like St. Augustine, who reminds his readers that God is ‘the love with which the soul loves You,’ Mechthild [of Magdeburg] believes that God’s great Love is the Source of all things, most especially the soul’s love.” Editor

8 “The soul is fashioned in the likeness of God.” Mechthild of Magdeburg

9 “Love rules over all.” Mechthild of Magdeburg

10 “God is all in all.” Mechthild of Magdeburg

11 “I rejoice that I love the One Who loves me, and I pray that I may love Him without measure and without ceasing.” Mechthild of Magdeburg

12 “God’s eternal love dwells in the soul.” Mechthild of Magdeburg

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite