God fills my being to the brim with floods of His immensity. I drown within a drop of Him whose sea-bed is infinity....
How urgent it is for us to call on the Holy Spirit as we enroll, figuratively speaking, in the University of Divine Love! What do we have to do in order to benefit fully from our master’s lessons? First, we must consciously acknowledge the impossibility of progressing in prayer apart from our master. Recall the... Continue Reading →
St. Edith Stein explains how the love of Christ impels virginal souls "to descend into the darkest night": in this way, they resemble the Virgin of virgins who, beneath the cross, became the Mother of Grace.
On 14 May 1919, St. Teresa of the Andes wrote, "I'm now in Carmel eight days. Eight days of heaven. I feel divine love in such a way that there are moments when I believe I'm unable to endure it..."
May the power of your love fill our hearts also and stir us to ever more generous efforts in your service
Carmelite spirituality is not contemplative and apostolic. It is apostolic because it is contemplative
Who would not cry in your arms without instantly receiving your immaculate kiss of love and comfort?
Lo único que vence al mal y puede arrancarlo de raíz es el amor
I believe love does not allow us to pause for long here on earth
O God of love!
Love of my God, my soul searches for You alone
Lord, always keep me in your love like a child is kept safe in his Mother’s womb