"The high, the low of all creation, God gives to humankind to use. If this privilege is misused, God's justice permits creation to punish humanity."
- St. Hildegard von Bingen, OSB (1098-1179), German abbess who was gifted in writing music and poetry and wrote and illustrated a number of theological and medicinal texts. She was canonized October 7, 2012 under Pope Benedict XVI, who named her a doctor of the church.
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