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The blog inside is not a writing of St Teresa of Avila, although they used her portrait. | St Teresa of Avila has also written herself, If a person does not feel in union with God after personal Prayer, then they may have had a mystical experience, but it was not true union with God.

Appearance of the Holy Spirit to the St. Teresa of Avila - Peter Paul Rubens

Deliver me, Lord, from this shadow of death, deliver me from so many trials, St Teresa of Avila http://floscarmelivitisflorigera.blogspot.it/2008_10_01_archive.html

Communion of St. Teresa of Avila circa 1670 Giclee Print by Claudio Coello

Teresa, la Grande: grandeza del espíritu, de la historia, de la cultura.

Teresa, la Grande: grandeza del espíritu, de la historia, de la cultura.

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Virgen del Carmen, santos y santas

May 2nd: St. Athanasius: Athanasius was the twentieth bishop of Alexandria. His episcopate lasted 45 years, of which over 17 were spent in five exiles ordered by four different Roman emperors. He is considered to be a renowned Christian theologian, a Church Father, the chief defender of Trinitarianism against Arianism, and a noted Egyptian leader of the fourth century.

When faced with people saying to him, "The world is against you, Athanasius! Athanasius replied, "Then I am against the world.

Sergei Ivanovich Gribkov (Russian, 1820-1893). "Young nun at prayer"  by sofi01, via Flickr

Young Nun at Prayer Sergei Ivanovich Gribkov (Russian, Oil on canvas. Rosary in hand, the young nun reads and prays with a sacred text that has been well used. Gribkov’s light.

“Quem procura a perfeição deve evitar dizer: fizeram-me isto sem razão. Se queres carregar a cruz, mas somente aquela que se apóia na razão, a santidade não é para ti” – St Teresa of Avila - Feast Day Oct. 15

Theresa of Avila, Francisco de Goya “Let nothing disturb thee; Let nothing dismay thee; All thing pass; God never changes. Patience attains All that it strives for. He who has God Finds he lacks nothing:God alone suffices.

“Mental prayer in my opinion is nothing else than an intimate sharing between friends; it means taking time frequently to be alone with Him who we know loves us.” - St. Theresa of Jesus

“Mental prayer in my opinion is nothing else than an intimate sharing between friends; it means taking time frequently to be alone with Him who we know loves us. Theresa of Jesus

Santo Isidoro

Saint Isidore the Farmer, Confessor And they sowed fields, and planted vineyards: and they yielded fruit of birth. And he blessed them, and they were multiplied exceedingly: and their cattle he suffered not to decrease.

Painting of the Holy Face of Jesus made by Celine Martin, based upon a photograph of the Holy Shroud of Turin taken by Italian amateur photographer, Secondo Pia.

Dressing up for Jesus - las monjas coronadas

A highly idiosyncratic art form from late viceregal New Spain, these large-scale paintings are pre-"profession" portraits of novices ma.

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