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Karina Karina said: " As I was reading her autobiography, I remembered I bought this book of her letters a few years ago... I thought it would help to get more in depth, and I wasn't wrong! I was especially looking for letters between Therese and Celine, when Therese ente ...more "

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"The novitiate which she barely written about in the Story of a Soul... these letters give more insight on how difficult the father's illness was on her and the rest of the sisters. // LT92 to Marie Guerine is beautiful, advising on the reception of Communion when Marie felt she'd be committing sacrilege." Nov 05, 2016 07:21AM

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Dorothy Day
“I really only love God as much as I love the person I love the least.”
Dorothy Day

Benedict XVI
“Faith, hope and charity go together. Hope is practised through the virtue of patience, which continues to do good even in the face of apparent failure, and through the virtue of humility, which accepts God's mystery and trusts him even at times of darkness. Faith tells us that God has given his Son for our sakes and gives us the victorious certainty that it is really true: God is love! It thus transforms our impatience and our doubts into the sure hope that God holds the world in his hands and that, as the dramatic imagery of the end of the Book of Revelation points out, in spite of all darkness he ultimately triumphs in glory. Faith, which sees the love of God revealed in the pierced heart of Jesus on the Cross, gives rise to love. Love is the light—and in the end, the only light—that can always illuminate a world grown dim and give us the courage needed to keep living and working. Love is possible, and we are able to practise it because we are created in the image of God. To experience love and in this way to cause the light of God to enter into the world—this is the invitation I would like to extend with the present Encyclical.”
Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger), God Is Love: Deus Caritas Est

Leo Tolstoy
“Is it really possible to tell someone else what one feels?”
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

Thérèse de Lisieux
“For me, prayer is a surge of the heart; it is a simple look turned toward heaven, it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy.”
St. Therese of Lisieux

Benedict XVI
“If in my life I fail completely to heed others, solely out of a desire to be 'devout' and to perform my 'religious duties', then my relationship with God will also grow arid. It becomes merely 'proper', but loveless.”
Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger), God Is Love: Deus Caritas Est

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