Quote of the day, 25 April: St. Thérèse

“I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me, just as the Father knows me and I know the Father. And I lay down my life for the sheep.”
(John 10:14-15)

About the Good Shepherd. The good shepherd gives his life for his sheep; when he has lost one, he goes in search of it and only comes back when he has found it.

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux
Retreat of 1885, Wednesday morning

Featured image: Le Bon Pasteur by Belgian artist Pieter II Brueghel (the Younger) (1564–1638) was executed in oil on oak panel and was signed and dated 1616; it is in the permanent collection of the Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Photo credit: jean louis mazieres / Flickr (Some rights reserved)

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