If perfection isn't found in the virtues that I know I have, then where is virtue?

The Marie du jour – May 7

I have also reflected on how the Blessed Virgin Mary was a perfect Carmelite. Her whole life was to contemplate, suffer, and love. She did it all in silence and in solitude. Saint Teresa of Jesus of the Andes   The Writings of Saint Teresa of Jesus of the Andes: An Abridgement Edited by Barbara Haight... Continue Reading →

The root of love

we will not reach perfection in the love of neighbor if that love doesn't rise from love of God as its root Saint Teresa of Avila The Interior Castle, Fifth Dwelling Place, Chapter 3     Copyright © 1980 by Washington Province of Discalced Carmelite Friars, Inc.

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