Katarina von Bora

She was Martin Luther's wife. After their wedding, she was also referred to as, "die Lutherin" ("the Lutheress"). Following her mother's death, when she was three, her father placed her in the cloister of Marienthron. She was there until she was 18. Soon, she began to feel like a prisoner and when Luther's Reformation preaching found …

A Surpassable Peace

I stand here, staring at the stony path which leads to the gates of the convent and beyond.  A peace which surpasses all understanding fills me. After living at the convent for ten years, I no longer wanted to cloister myself so I decided to leave the order.  This was after much prayer and fasting. …

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