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Therese de Lisieux Quotes (Author of Story of a Soul)

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Therese of Lisieux Quotes

Therese of Lisieux is an icon of simplicity. Everything she did in her cloister was done with magnanimity of heart rather than grandiosity. Her love, her heart, has won over the coldest and most calloused of souls. Let us embrace her wisdom on loving with greater fervor and ardor. Therese of Lisieux quotes on love to instruct and inspire you.

Miss no single opportunity of making some small sacrifice, here by a smiling look, there by a kindly word; always doing the smallest right and doing it all for love. If every flower wanted to be a rose, nature would lose her springtime beauty. 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. Without love, deeds, even the most brilliant, count as nothing. A word or a smile is often enough to put fresh life in a despondent soul.

Goodreads helps you follow your favorite authors. Be the first to learn about new releases! Follow Author. If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness. Therese of Lisieux. I understood that if all the lowly flowers wished to be roses, nature would no longer be enamelled with lovely hues. And so it is in the world of souls, Our lord's living garden.

Remember that nothing is small in the eyes of God.
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Bartholomew; thrown into boiling oil like St. John; and ground by the teeth of wild beasts like St. Ignatius of Antioch, so that I might become bread worthy of God. I am sure it is not possible. I have seen so many people attracted by this false light, fly to it as moths do and burn their wings, then flutter, wounded back to Jesus, the Eternal Fire which burns without consuming.

This page is a collection of quotations from St. Therese of Lisieux, also known as "The Little Flower," because she describes herself as a little flower for Jesus. These sayings are from St. Therese's autobiography The Story of a Soul , from her letters, and from recollections of her sisters. Therese of Lisieux by Rev. Francois Jamart, OCD.

A collection of quotes by St. Therese of Lesieux. Quotes from St Therese Story of a Soul and her letters. As Carmelites We live our life of allegiance to Jesus Christ and to serve Him faithfully with a pure heart and a clear conscience through a commitment to seek the face of the living God the contemplative dimension of life , through prayer, through fraternity, and through service diakonia. These three fundamental elements of the charism are not distinct and unrelated values, but closely interwoven. All of these we live under the protection, inspiration and guidance of Mary, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, whom we honor as "our Mother and sister.

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