Tag: St. Therese of Lisieux

Perseverance and Confidence

What is more damaging to holiness: falling or failing to rise up and try again? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy.”

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The Extent of Fraternal Charity

Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen explores how far we are required to go in loving our neighbor in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Abandonment to Jesus

“In abandonment, our great desires find their perfect fulfillment.” Read more from Fr. Jean C. J. d’Elbee’s reflections on St. Therese.

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Avoiding Bitterness in Suffering

When faced with tragedy, loss, failure, illness, or any difficulty in life, how can we learn to suffer well? Author Dr. Ronda Chervin uses the lives of the saints to help us cope with suffering in her book “Avoiding Bitterness in Suffering: How Our Heroes in Faith Found Peace Amid Sorrow.”

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