Thou dost anoint mine head with oil, and my cup runneth over
Seek those things which draw you to the ardor of my love
I have a great desire to pay Jesus love for love
One of St. John of the Cross' oft-quoted and misquoted sayings
"If I love God, I love what He is: life, compassion, forgiveness, beauty. If I love God, I fight for respect for human rights, for freedom, and for justice."
what I wanted to do was not a good mortification (what was better, poverty or charity?); that since love was the better, I shouldn’t renounce anything that awakened my love
Sister Monica Astorga Cremona, O.C.D. could not turn a deaf ear to a prostitute who asked for her spiritual counsel on a very hot day; instead, Sr. Monica listened, and the prostitute brought friends...
Discalced Carmelite martyr of the Spanish Civil war who was executed on 15th August 1936. "Blessed be he who arranges everything for our good! In possessing him, we possess everything."
St. Edith Stein provides a definition of what it means to seek God, in God
In dryness and emptiness the soul becomes humble. The earlier arrogance disappears when one no longer finds in oneself anything that would give reason to look down on others; instead, others now appear to one to be more perfect...
Lady of the mystic mountain, where the Lord has set His throne, grant us grace to climb Mount Carmel..."