Category Archives: Angelus Silesius

Man is great with God

How great we have become! The highest Seraphim Go veiled before our God. But we go nude to Him. ~ Angelus Silesius, Cherubinischer Wandersmann, III.203 Advertisements

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The Great Hides in the Small

The circle’s in the point, the fruit is in the seed: Seek God within the world, and you are wise indeed. ~ Angelus Silesius, CW IV. 158

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Wounded

I must and shall be wounded. Why? Because my groom, My saviour, has been found with many a bleeding wound. But why must I be wounded? I cannot abide If we be too unlike, the bridegroom and the bride. ~ … Continue reading

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Seraphim

O man, I’m nobler far than all the Seraphim. What they are, I’ll become. They can’t be what I am. ~ Angelus Silesius, Cherubinischer Wandersmann IV.145

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Look

Turn away your face.  The world entranced and took Many noble souls who only thought to look. ~ Angelus Silesius, Cherubinischer Wandersmann VI.221

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A Grain of Sand

Why can’t we see our God within the world at hand? It strains the eye too much. The world’s a grain of sand. ~ Angelus Silesius, Cherubinischer Wandersmann VI.262

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As Rich as God

I am as rich as God. No mote of dust can be, Unless (believe it well) He shares it all with me. ~ Angelus Silesius, Cherubinischer Wandersmann I.14

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