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« on: May 01, 2010, 02:04:26 PM »

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“It is true that we cannot be free from sin, but at least let our sins not be always the same.”



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“How is it, Lord, that we are cowards in everything save in opposing Thee?”
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For where thy treasure is, there is thy heart also.
Matt. 6:21
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« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2019, 07:06:44 PM »

St. Teresa's father, Juan Sanchez de Toledo bought a knighthood and assimilated successfully into Christian society.
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« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2020, 05:46:32 PM »

St. Teresa of Avila felt that a day when she could not read a new book was a day lost.
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« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2021, 05:59:15 PM »

St. Augustine's work Confessions helped Teresa realize that holiness was indeed possible.
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« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2021, 05:35:58 PM »

Some people claimed Teresa's visions of Jesus were not from God. The spiritual director reassured Teresa that the visions were real.
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