St Teresa of Avila’s poem “God Alone Is Enough” is the beat for this Tempo Tuesday. It’s short, sweet, true and perfect for everyone.
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God Alone Is Enough…
The transverberation is a mystical grace wherein the Saint’s heart was pierced with a “dart of love” by an angel. St. John of the Cross, “It will happen that while the soul is inflamed with the Love of God, it will feel that a seraph is assailing it by means of an arrow or dart which is all afire with love. 346 more words
St. Teresa of Avila is one of the greatest saints in the history of the Church. A 16th century nun, mystic, and Doctor of the Church, you may have seen her famous quote about the power of holy water before: “From long experience I have learned that there is nothing like holy water to put devils to flight.” 434 more words
Today we celebrate the memorial of Saint Edith Stein, a Jewish woman who became a religious sister, a martyr, and Canonized Saint of the Catholic Church. 900 more words
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Union may be symbolized by two wax candles, the tips of which touch each other so closely that there is but one light; or again, the wick, the wax, and the light become one, but the one candle can again be separated from the other and the two candles remain distinct; or the wick may be withdrawn from the wax.