In her autobiography, St. Teresa of Avila writes about "the good that one who practices prayer possesses... I mean mental prayer—glory be to God for this good! If it were not for this good, even though I have little humility, I should not be so proud as to dare speak about mental prayer."
Quote of the day, 26 October: Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection
God is spirit and we must adore him in spirit and in truth, that is, with humble, authentic adoration of spirit in the depths and center of our souls.
Quote of the day: 20 September
The Lord gives when He desires, as He desires, and to whom He desires
Quote of the day: 16 August
Mental prayer, in my opinion, is nothing else than an intimate sharing between friends
Quote of the day: 9 May
On St. Gregory Nazianzen's Day, May 9 they vowed not to leave
Marie du jour: 30 May
The huge, empty water jars in your heart will be filled
Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel: Day 5
Scripture – Psalm 16:7-11 I praise the Lord, because he guides me, and in the night my conscience warns me. I am always aware of the Lord's presence; he is near, and nothing can shake me. And so I am thankful and glad, and I feel completely secure, because you protect me from the power... Continue Reading →