St.Teresa of Ávila: Down to Earth, Smart, Holy

  St. Teresa of Ávila is the real deal; holy, down to earth, humble and best of all extremely articulate.  Her phrases are succinct, to the point yet those few words point to a deep, Divine wisdom. Today, Oct. 15, is the Feast of St. Teresa of Ávila, also called Saint Teresa of Jesus. I…… Continue reading St.Teresa of Ávila: Down to Earth, Smart, Holy

Saint Teresa of Avila: Funny, Smart, Holy

First a few words of wisdom from this smart, witty, holy woman: + For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God. + I do not fear Satan half so much as I fear those who fear him + May God protect me from gloomy saints. + Today, Oct. 15, is…… Continue reading Saint Teresa of Avila: Funny, Smart, Holy

When We Are Struggling: Quotes From the Saints

Teresa of Avila understood that humour helps us cope with difficult situations. Supposedly after a donkey threw her into a cold stream, Teresa stood in her heavy,dripping wet, medieval habit and yelled at God, “If this is the way You treat Your friends, no wonder You have so few” A word of wisdom  from St.…… Continue reading When We Are Struggling: Quotes From the Saints