... through the pierced Heart of the Mother of Sorrows.
St. Teresa of Avila shares in the sorrows of the Mother of God, writing: "What is the matter with Christians nowadays? Must it always be those who owe You the most who afflict You?"
In dryness and emptiness the soul becomes humble. The earlier arrogance disappears when one no longer finds in oneself anything that would give reason to look down on others; instead, others now appear to one to be more perfect...
"... to commune with God within the recesses of our soul through abandonment. There lies the key to God’s love and peace."
"Nothing whatsoever can happen except as it pleases God to allow it. And, in regard to that, I am completely at peace."
Before I go, I want to leave you my statue of the Most Holy Virgin as a sign of our perpetual union. It has been my constant companion. She has been my intimate confidante from the youngest years of my life. She has listened to me tell of my joys and sorrows. She has often... Continue Reading →