Holiness

The Message of Thérèse of Lisieux (1)

Although the following ‘blog posts’ will be posted on this blog, they are not – strictly speaking – blog posts at all. I will not be sharing one original thought which is my own. I will however be sharing with you some rather insightful and original thoughts of others; namely the Dominican theologian M.M. Philipon..

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On October 8th, 2013, posted in: Go Deeper! by

The Message of Thérèse of Lisieux (2)

Quoted from the Introduction of The Message of Thérèse of Lisieux by M.M. Philipon – page xii, xiii “Of course it was not Thérèse of Lisieux who first discovered that God is our Father, or that holiness consists in love and requires nothing else; she did not even invent spiritual childhood. However, her creative genius, taking hold of..

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On October 11th, 2013, posted in: Go Deeper! by

The Message of Thérèse of Lisieux (3)

“Everything is simple in the life of Saint  Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She raises herself to the highest Christian perfection by the thread of ordinary events, without any remarkable action, without a miracle, without attracting attention, passing unnoticed during the twenty-four short years that that God gave her to work out her ascent to Him...

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On October 18th, 2013, posted in: Go Deeper!, Spiritual Journey, Interior Life by