Ladies With Visions

Hildegard in trance (in the spiritual sense, not in the musical one), Image taken from Wikipedia

Joan of Arc leading the French to remarkable victories over the English, after following direct orders from Saints.

The Spanish nun Teresa of Ávila, experiencing visions and writing high voltage poems that were almost sexual in nature (note the vision of the cherub with the dart, piercing her heart and entrails until she moans from the pain and the tenderness this love for God produces).

Hildegard of Bingen, the German nun that, besides writing down her visions in books, composed plenty of very cool music; not a small feat for a woman living in the 12th century.


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