The Blessed Haven of the Carmel

The Blessed Haven of the Carmel

My frail barque has great difficulty in reaching port. I sighted it long since, and still I find myself afar off. Yet Jesus steers this little barque, and I am sure that on His appointed day it will come safely to the blessed haven of the Carmel. – St. Therese of Lisieux

Actions done for His love

Actions done for His love

The smallest actions done for His love are those which charm His Heart.- St. Therese of Lisieux

How many different ways

How many different ways

My God, by how many different ways you lead souls!- St. Therese of Lisieux

Above all friends

Above all friends

Jesus Christ alone is singularly to be loved, who alone is found good and faithful above all friends. – St. Therese of Lisieux

Let us give pleasure to Jesus

Let us give pleasure to Jesus

Let us give pleasure to Jesus; let us save souls for Him by our sacrifices. – St. Therese of Lisieux

I no longer have any great desires

I no longer have any great desires

I no longer have any great desires, beyond that of loving until I die of love. -St. Therese of Lisieux

Draw me into the fire

Draw me into the fire

I ask Jesus to draw me into the fire of his love, and to unite me so closely to himself that he may live and act in me. – St. Therese of Lisieux