Come, you who, descending into Mary, caused the Word to take flesh
“How serious life is: each minute is given us in order to “root” us deeper in God, as Saint Paul says, so the resemblance to our divine Model may be more striking, the union more intimate.”
Where does this strength come from? "God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us" (Romans 5:5)
"Oh, that this day we might realize the value God has placed on the suffering He sends: He, the All-Good."
Lady of the mystic mountain, where the Lord has set His throne, grant us grace to climb Mount Carmel..."
"... to commune with God within the recesses of our soul through abandonment. There lies the key to God’s love and peace."
"Virgin of the Incarnation, in the mysteries of grace, God has made His habitation in our soul’s most secret place."
O Consuming Fire, Spirit of Love, descend into my soul and make all in me as an incarnation of the Word, that I may be to him a super-added humanity wherein he renews his mystery Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity
"Those who are empowered by the breath of the Holy Spirit sail along even when asleep." Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection The 'Electra' off a Mountainous Coast Philip John Ouless (British, 1817–1885) Oil on canvas, 1866 Maritime Museum, Jersey Letter 1: To a nun, 1 June 1682 Writings and Conversations on the Practice of... Continue Reading →