Elijah stands before God’s face because all of his love belongs to the Lord. He lives outside all natural human relationships.
There is no house where one does not wear the garment of Carmel
Our holy Mother Teresa of Jesus watches undoubtedly over you in a special manner
The Carmelites have their sights set on the foreign missions
Seek those things which draw you to the ardor of my love
Elijah, our Father, leads; in our self-denying we follow him
The greatest mystics never saw a tension between apostolic service and contemplative prayer -- for them, it would be impossible to have one without the other. How is it that these prayerful people did more than those who feel they are too busy for prayer?