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Work and the "little way"

You must give yourselves to work of some kind, so that the devil may always find you busy; no idleness on your part must give him a chance to pierce the defenses of your souls. 649 more words


Wake Up? Do I Have To?

Our new rescue pup, MayBelle, is a delight and a handful. Although she’s supposedly 4 years old, she is in many ways experiencing puppyhood with us. 656 more words


18th May 2015

Eternal Word, Savior! You are the Divine Eagle whom I love. You draw me. You came into this land of exile, willing to suffer and die, in order to carry away every single soul and plunge it into the very heart of the Trinity–love’s eternal home.

~~Thérèse of Lisieux


Holiness' Disposition

Holiness does not consist in this or that practice; it consists in a disposition of heart which makes us humble and little in the arms of God, well aware of our feebleness, but boldly confident in our Father’s goodness.

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Santa Teresita de Lisieux

“Cuando canto la felicidad del cielo y la eterna posesión de Dios, no experimento la menor alegría, pues canto simplemente lo que quiero creer. Es cierto que, a veces, un rayo pequeñito de sol viene a iluminar mis tinieblas, y entonces la prueba cesa un instante. 158 more words

Pintura Religiosa

Why Can't You "Just Believe"? Parsifal vs Therese of Lisieux

Last year, I told a condensed version of my de-conversion story on Rod Dreher’s blog in response to a post he did in which he crowded about how millenials are supposedly flocking to conservative churches with traditional liturgies. 925 more words

Small things

I have a natural talent for acting on impulse and making small, apparently insignificant mistakes which lead to full scale disasters. When I was younger, I was perpetually locking myself out of houses, losing keys, missing trains and getting meeting places mixed up. 875 more words