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15 October: Saint Teresa of Ávila!!

Once again it is the feast day of one of my favorite saints, Teresa of Ávila, affectionately known as Saint Teresa of Jesus. I am a huge groupie of this amazing woman who lived a long time ago (1515-1582), but … Continue reading

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Let There Be Peace Within…

Since Virginia missed commemorating Saint Teresa of Avila’s 505th birthday last week, here is a quote of hers to contemplate on this Lenten Friday. “May today there be peace within. May you trust God that you are exactly where you … Continue reading

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Our Father: A Prayer for Daily Help

Today’s Gospel reading from Matthew 6:7-15 encompasses what we call the Lord’s Prayer, how Jesus taught His disciples (& us) to pray. Sometimes we say this prayer so quickly the words barely register, but if we slow down it can … Continue reading

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TERESA OF AVILA (OCTOBER 15th!)

“The Lord does not look so much at the magnitude of anything we do as at the love with which we do it.”  –Saint Teresa of Avila It’s late on this busy Sunday, but I wanted to post something about … Continue reading

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…peace within… (quickie quote!)

After dashing about the past few days, Virginia (your humble blogger) is wee bit tired.  So today, here’s a meaningful meditation from one of my most favorite saints.. “May today there be peace within.  May you trust God that you … Continue reading

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15 October: St. Teresa of Avila …

yesterday i missed posting something about one of my most favorite, awesomely AMAZING saints – Teresa of Avila, or Teresa of Jesus as she is known throughout the world (she was so madly, passionately in Love with Him that title … Continue reading

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