Story of a Soul (l'Histoire d'une Ame): The Autobiography of St. Therese of Lisieux [NOOK Book]

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As we become acquainted with the histories of those in whom, in long succession, God has been pleased to show forth examples of holiness of life, it seems as if every phase of human existence had in the history of the Church received its consecration as a power to bring men nearer to their Maker. But there is no limit to the types of sanctity which the Creator is pleased to unfold before His Creatures. To many, on reading for the first time the story of Sister Teresa of the Child Jesus and of the Holy Face, it ...
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Story of a Soul (l'Histoire d'une Ame): The Autobiography of St. Therese of Lisieux

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As we become acquainted with the histories of those in whom, in long succession, God has been pleased to show forth examples of holiness of life, it seems as if every phase of human existence had in the history of the Church received its consecration as a power to bring men nearer to their Maker. But there is no limit to the types of sanctity which the Creator is pleased to unfold before His Creatures. To many, on reading for the first time the story of Sister Teresa of the Child Jesus and of the Holy Face, it came almost as a shock to find a very youthful member of an austere Order, strictly retired from the world, engaged in hidden prayer and mortification, appearing before us to reveal to the whole world the wonders of the close intimacy of friendship to which her Divine Spouse had been pleased to call her. Certainly the way by which Soeur Thrse was led is not the normal life of Carmel, nor hers the manner whereby most Carmelites are called to accomplish the wondrous apostolate of intercession to which their lives are given. But no less certain is it that, in her particular case, her work for God and her apostolate were not to be confined between the walls of her religious home, or to be limited by her few years on earth.
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  • BN ID: 2940012567307
  • Publisher: New Century Books
  • Publication date: 11/4/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,121,824
  • File size: 222 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 23, 2003

    Excellent Source

    This book illustrates a magnificent description of this saint's heart. Her love for doing the little things grands the existence of each and everyone of us. Truly a wonderful book to secure confidence to live in this world.

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