We must spend every minute in loving God
Let us love Jesus to infinity
I simply do not praise poverty, but suffering with patience
The power of a soul surrendered to love is so great
Now what am I doing in this action? Do I love God?
The faith and love of St Teresa and St John of the Cross were nourished in Oviedo and Valladolid
Let us unite to make Him forget everything by the strength of our love
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
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)
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