God pays little attention to your oratories and places arranged for prayer if through your desire and the delight you take in them you become attached...
You will have battles to fight, my little brother, you will encounter obstacles on the path of life, but do not be discouraged, call me.
What does it matter to the soul... whether it feels or does not feel, whether it is in darkness or light, whether it enjoys or does not enjoy.
Acts that formerly helped the soul now hinder it
Think what must have been in the soul of the Virgin
I saw my child so recollected, so earnest
It seemed to me that Jesus Christ was always present at my side
“Virgo fidelis”: that is, Faithful Virgin, “who kept all these things in her heart.” [Lk. 2:19] She remained so little, so recollected in God’s presence, in the seclusion of the temple, that she drew down upon herself the delight of the Holy Trinity: “Because He has looked upon the lowliness of His servant, henceforth all... Continue Reading →