Come, you who, descending into Mary, caused the Word to take flesh

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)

Lady of the mystic mountain, where the Lord has set His throne, grant us grace to climb Mount Carmel..."

"Virgin of the Incarnation, in the mysteries of grace, God has made His habitation in our soul’s most secret place."

Consuming Fire

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  

Sailing along

"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 →

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