The more wounded the lover, the healthier the lover is, and the cure caused by love is to wound and inflict wound upon wound, to such an extent that the entire soul is dissolved into a wound of love.
The same difference lying between a habit and an act lies between the transformation in love and the flame of love.
Since I hope that I will soon have the happiness of making my First Communion, I will be even more well behaved...
A ray of sunlight shining on a smudgy window is unable to illumine that window completely and transform it into its own light...
The bride feels that this voice of the Bridegroom speaking within her is the end of evil and the beginning of good
John of the Cross, with his own experience, invites us to trust, to let ourselves be purified by God
Carmelite spirituality is not contemplative and apostolic. It is apostolic because it is contemplative
If we obey the pope, we obey the Lord Jesus, according to his own words addressed to Peter and the other apostles