Formerly, little Mother, I used to like to think that in heaven I would know all the marvels of nature, all the beauty of the stars and their immensity. Now, all that holds little interest for me, and I desire only one thing — to lose myself in Him Who has done so many wonderful things....
I was delighted to hear that today all three of you are in the little House of the Blessed Virgin [At Loreto, on 12th–13th November 1887]… One must no longer feel outside one’s Homeland there. It’s the Homeland in exile.
"I wouldn’t hesitate to answer, ‘My God, I want to die at eighty, for I’m not seeking my own glory but simply Your pleasure’."
From 7th April to 10th May, the day on which the Blessed Virgin healed her, Therese remained in a sorry state
I asked Sister Thérèse of the Child Jesus to write down what I called “her little way of trust and love”
I don't want the eve of such a beautiful day to pass by without speaking a little word
I asked Sister Thérèse of the Child Jesus to write down what I called “her little way of trust and love,”