On 21 June 1897, two great events occurred in the life of St. Thérèse of Lisieux: she offered a photo album to Mother Marie de Gonzague for her feast day, which contains some of the most memorable photos of Thérèse and the community. And, on the same day she wrote the landmark Letter 247 to seminarian Maurice Bellière, encouraging him in his desire to become a saint. We offer our translation of a key paragraph and explain why our translation varies from others.
She positively believed that the good Lord couldn't do anything to her if she was in her mother's arms
I asked Sister Thérèse of the Child Jesus to write down what I called “her little way of trust and love”