Especially during Lent try to have periods of solitude, silence, and recollection alone with Jesus in the desert. Minister to him with the angels, work for him after the example of St. Joseph in the home of Nazareth and live in the world as if not living there...
During this Lent, so divine in Carmel, my soul will be especially united to yours. I am asking God to show you the sweetness of His presence...
The bad inn lasts for only a night. Let us praise God; let us force ourselves to do penance in this life
This Lent, let's welcome the love of God manifested in Christ and allow this love to purify the temple of our life, destroy our false idols, and impel us to love others with generosity and joy
We should empty the soul in such a way that He can store things there or take them away as though it were His own property
Journey from dwelling place to dwelling place with Saint Teresa of Avila — Carmelite Online Retreat for Lent 2021
How do we become holy? It is here that John of the Cross makes a painful observation: I am confident that the Lord will help me explain this matter because it is extremely necessary to so many souls. Even though these souls have begun to walk along the road of virtue, and our Lord desires... Continue Reading →
Passive prayer, "an inpouring of God into the soul"
St. Elizabeth of the Trinity writes, "I desire so much to gather souls to my Jesus!"
Edith writes about faith in Christ as a source of joy and hope
Put your trust in Him, not in yourself.
Within the heart, love is never isolating. Love unites; the lack of love separates.
The power of a soul surrendered to love is so great
"Having been delayed for three years and strongly urged to change his mind, he entered the Society of Jesus"
True adorers shall adore the Father in spirit and in truth