God seemed so present to me that I thought of St. Peter's words: You are Christ, Son of the living God
I want my blood to be beneficial to you
St Teresa writes of her devotion to the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lady, when "this day comes, I think it's good to renew my vows. And once while I was about to do so, the Blessed Virgin, our Lady, appeared to me through an illuminative vision..."
"Souls in this condition make me feel such compassion that any burden seems light to me if I can free one of them."
Spiritual Testimonies: 20 Intellectual vision of a soul in grace and in sin (Avila, probably 1571)
"Do what lies in your power; surrender yourself to me, and do not be disturbed about anything; rejoice in the good that has been given you, for it is very great; my Father takes His delight in you, and the Holy Spirit loves you." Our Lord to Saint Teresa of Avila Spiritual Testimonies: 10 Surrender... Continue Reading →