It was a very bold decision for Thérèse to agree to make the desert her life
Silence is not an empty void; God dwells therein
All true ascesis as a desert lies
The life of the desert is admirable
Simon Stock has been venerated in the Carmelite Order for his personal holiness and his devotion to Our Lady
"The life of the desert is admirable"
She accordingly feels that she has been led into a remarkably deep and vast wilderness unattainable by any human being, into an immense, unbounded desert...
One understands that only the dying of the sensory being is felt and nothing is experienced of the beginning of the new life that is concealed beneath it.
Slave food vs. Soul food: Manna in the desert or the Bread of Life?
If he shows the way, then he also knows that it is not a wrong track where people suddenly get lost; no spurious way that ends in desert sands.
She had already known when she moved to her “Nazareth” that her aim was the “desert” of Carmel