Marie du jour 2020: 9 May

His Majesty well knows that I can boast only of His mercy, and since I cannot cease being what I have been, I have no other remedy than to approach His mercy and to trust in the merits of His Son and of the Virgin, His Mother, whose habit I wear so unworthily…

Saint Teresa of Avila
The Interior Castle, III.1.3

Teresa of Avila, St. 1985, The Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila, translated from the Spanish by Kavanaugh, K; Rodriguez, O, ICS Publications, Washington DC.

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  1. I overlooked this yesterday. The best yet!! “I cannot cease being what I have been” – tremendous affirmation from our Holy Mother, when the world keeps promoting self-improvement to me, and I find I cannot do it. This is terrific news!! If it is good enough for her,it is good enough for me. Trust!!

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