St Teresa felt God tearing out her insides and burning her heart with the fire of Love
Carmelite spirituality is not contemplative and apostolic. It is apostolic because it is contemplative
Acts that formerly helped the soul now hinder it
The worst was that interior fire and despair
You, nearer to me than I to myself
One understands that only the dying of the sensory being is felt and nothing is experienced of the beginning of the new life that is concealed beneath it.