The apparent absence of God is necessary and fruitful for faith
For three days, especially until yesterday evening, I have been in a dreadful state with abominable temptations.
On the evening of 8 April , Palm Sunday, St. Elizabeth of the Trinity received extreme unction.
The day of my Habit Reception, 6th April 1883, my poor little Thérèse, who was very sick at that time, came to embrace me before the ceremony
The Risen Jesus always draws us back to life, gives us hope, and gives us the strength not to fall along the way.
[Christ] stands, always and everywhere, before the face of God; his own soul is the Holy of Holies... He gazes upon the uncovered face of the Eternal One and has nothing to fear.
When this concern about lineage is noticed in a Sister, apply a remedy at once and let her fear lest she be Judas among the apostles
Above all I imitate the conduct of Magdalene: her astonishing—or rather her loving audacity—that charms the Heart of Jesus, seduces mine.
The Holy Spirit causes many things to be said in which he has a meaning different from that understood by humans
I always appreciate being able to see a person’s distress at close range and very clearly, because then I am better able to know what I must ask on his behalf
Without Mary, God could never have shown us his smile, caressed us, healed our wounds with his hands and spoken to us as our brother
If one proceeds with humility, strives to know the truth, is subject to a confessor, and communicates with him openly and truthfully...
The bad inn lasts for only a night. Let us praise God; let us force ourselves to do penance in this life
He took on our human nature and elevated it in the beauty of God, and consequently all creatures, since in human nature he was united with them all