His Majesty knows best what is suitable for us. There's no need for us to be advising Him about what He should give us
I would not consider any spirituality worthwhile that wants to walk in sweetness and ease and run from the imitation of Christ.
Have you ever wondered what Christ's prayer was like? Upon explanation, we realize that his prayer consisted essentially in the penetration of his very being by God.
Introducing Father Miguel of Mary Márquez Calle, O.C.D., the new Superior General of the Discalced Carmelite Order
This should be the attitude of every soul that enters into its interior courts to contemplate its God... it “falls down in a faint” in a divine swoon before this all-powerful Love
It is our anxiety that creates our needs; cast your care on the Lord, daughter, and he will sustain you
Be courageous, my daughter, and give yourself greatly to prayer, forgetting this thing and that, for after all we have no other good or security or comfort than this
The reason why our master does not always allow us to hear his voice is because he wishes to be sought after