Time with Therese: For all eternity

June 6, 2016 06:00 AM
“One single act of love will make us know Jesus better… it will bring us closer to him for all eternity.”


Quote:
“One single act of love will make us know Jesus better… it will bring us closer to him for all eternity.” -St. Therese of Lisieux
Letter to Celine April 26, 1889

Reflection:
St. Therese wrote this letter for Celine’s 20th birthday. At this time, our Therese was in Le Carmel for a little over a year. Within this letter, Therese wished her sister birthday blessings and discussed how they are lucky to have God’s love so present in their lives.

St. Therese lived out her vocation to love by doing small things with great love. She believed that through these little acts, we are able to know Jesus better. Whether you are holding the door for a stranger or cleaning up a mess you did not make, you are living Therese’s little way by allowing God’s love to flow through you to others.

We must seek ways to further serve the Lord in order to get to know him more.


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