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Faithful in Small Matters

The love of God is acquired by resolving to labor and suffer for Him, and to abstain from all that displeases Him, and by carrying this resolution into practice as occasion arises. But to be able to do it well … Continue reading

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St. Teresa’s Tree of Life

The love of God is the tree of life in the midst of the terrestrial paradise. It has, like other trees, six parts, — roots, trunk, branches, leaves, flowers, and fruit. The roots are the virtues by which love itself … Continue reading

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St. Teresa of Avila

When a child of seven years, Teresa ran away from her home at Avila in Spain, in the hope of being martyred by the Moors. Being brought back and asked the reason of her flight, she replied, “I want to … Continue reading

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St. Teresa of Avila

When a child of seven years, Teresa ran away from her home at Avila in Spain, in the hope of being martyred by the Moors. Being brought back and asked the reason of her flight, she replied, “I want to … Continue reading

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St. Teresa of Avila

When a child of seven years, Teresa ran away from her home at Avila in Spain, in the hope of being martyred by the Moors. Being brought back and asked the reason of her flight, she replied, “I want to … Continue reading

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