"Mary, whom we invoke today under the title of the Blessed Virgin of Mount Carmel... had the mission of engendering in time the eternal Son of God. In her, the maternal vocation reached the peak of its dignity and potential."
Writing about perfect love, St. Teresa says that a person "does everything he can for the other's benefit... O precious love that imitates the Commander-in-chief of love, Jesus, our Good!"
When all things are forgotten, nothing disturbs the peace or stirs the appetites. As the saying goes: What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't want.
I am reading Elizabeth of the Holy Trinity. I love her. I want to live a life of Heaven, as Elizabeth says
On 9 February 1570 Our Lord appeared to St. Teresa in a vision and commanded her to write about her foundations
As long as my life last it will be a consant immolaion
Give yourself to God!
"When I am up above, will you let me help you, scold you even, if I see you are not giving everything to the Master? because I love you!"
“Here is the secret: forget self, give up self, ignore self, look at the Master, look only at Him, accept as coming directly from His love both joy and suffering; this places the soul on such serene heights!”
St. Edith Stein provides a definition of what it means to seek God, in God
Grant us, through her intercession,
the grace to be so firmly rooted in the love of Christ
that nothing can ever separate us from this love.