True union with God, St. Teresa says, is union of our wills with His. She states that lack of obedience is an indicator of the presence of self-will and self-love. "Make your will one with God's. This is the union that I desire and would want for all of you."
The bride feels that this voice of the Bridegroom speaking within her is the end of evil and the beginning of good
Carmelite spirituality is not contemplative and apostolic. It is apostolic because it is contemplative
My soul was united very profoundly, I assure you, to the divine joys which flooded yours in those two great days of your ordination and first Mass [28–29 May 1904]. I would have wished that this brief note, which tells you of my entire union with you, might have reached you sooner; that wasn't possible... Continue Reading →
Apostolate and love dwell in perfect harmony
I received a special grace of intimate union with my Beloved
I believe love does not allow us to pause for long here on earth
Do everything in union with Him