What does it matter to the soul... whether it feels or does not feel, whether it is in darkness or light, whether it enjoys or does not enjoy.
Where there is devotion and faith any image will be sufficient, but if they are lacking none will suffice
For three days, especially until yesterday evening, I have been in a dreadful state with abominable temptations.
The believer believes and doubts at the same time, but God rejoices when we raise doubts and ask Him questions
A senior man applied for a vacancy in a nursing home. When I went to fetch him to take him there, all his belongings were in a shoe box. It was all he had. After his first night at the nursing home, I asked him if he was feeling all right, and he answered: ”The... Continue Reading →
I am reading Elizabeth of the Holy Trinity. I love her. I want to live a life of Heaven, as Elizabeth says
Although he was an excellent soldier and a great leader, he never permitted these personal talents to prevail over the supreme action that comes from God
John of the Cross, with his own experience, invites us to trust, to let ourselves be purified by God
It does us much good to look into the soul of saints and then to follow them through faith right up to Heaven
She positively believed that the good Lord couldn't do anything to her if she was in her mother's arms