Gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
~ GK Chesterton

Thursday, September 25, 2014

St. Therese of Lisieux: Novena Day Four



I understand and I know from experience that: “The kingdom of God is within you.”  Jesus has no need of books or doctors to instruct souls; He, the Doctor of doctors, teaches without the noise of words.  Never have I heard Him speak, but I feel that He is within me at each moment; He is guiding and inspiring me with what I must say and do.  I find just when I need them certain lights that I had not seen until then, and it isn’t most frequently during my hours of prayer that these are most abundant but rather in the midst of my daily occupations.

From "Story of a Soul"

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