"I will now allure her, and bring her into the wilderness, and speak tenderly to her." --Hosea 2:14

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Jane and Helen....

 My favorite fictional book of all time is Jane Eyre! I absolutely LOVE it! I'm reading again and just read one of the most beautiful early parts where little Helen Burns dies. 

This is what Helen tells Jane...

"I am sure there is a future state; I believe God is Good;
 I can reign my immortal part to Him without any misgiving.
 God is my father; God is my friend: I love Him; I believe He loves me."

Young Jane says:
"And shall I see you again, Helen, when I die?"

"You will come to the same region of happiness:
 be received by the same mighty, universal Parent, 
no doubt, dear Jane."

So much wisdom in the words of Helen Burns!
 She is one of my all time favorite characters ever! 

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Monday, November 22, 2021

Jesus, I Trust in You...

Digital Art by Lindy

"... God knows what He has in store for me.
 I do not need to concern myself about it..."
                                                                                         Edith Stein                                        


Rest in His Heart...

Digital Art by Lindy



Digital Art by Lindy


Thursday, November 18, 2021


Digital Art by Lindy


Search Me, Jesus...

 "...Jesus told me
 He will search through His little house 
to see what's lacking 
so that He can purify it..."
                                                           St. Teresa of the Andes,
                                                           God The Joy of My Life

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

    Oh, Blessed Virgin...


" The Blessed Virgin shows me
 she is not displeased with me,
 for she never fails to protect me 
as soon as I invoke her."
                                        St. Therese of Lisieux, Story of a Soul

Sunday, January 3, 2021

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Happy Feast Day!

Artist James Sant

" I shall always sing,
 even should my flowers
 be gathered from
 the midst of thorns."
St. Therese of Lisieux

Monday, September 16, 2019

George Goodwin  Kilburne -Artist

"How unhappy I shall be in Heaven
if I cannot do little favors on earth,
for those whom I love."
St. Therese of Lisieux

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Artist - Winslow Homer

"One must erase
 the word, 
 from one's
 of love."
Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Artist - Michele Gordigiani

"The language He best hears
is silent love."
St. John of the Cross

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Artist - George William Joy

"I promise to resist your love no more."
St. Teresa of the Andes

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Edouard Manet

“He prefers my silence.”
St. Elizabeth of the Trinity
Artist - William Henry Lippincott

"As long as you are humble,
 you will be happy."
St. Therese of Lisieux
Artist - Hermann Lang
"Go cheerfully about
  whatever service
  you are ordered
 to do."
St. Teresa of Jesus

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Carl Vilhelm Holsoe - Artist

“Lord God,
true Light
Creator of light,
Grant that
on all that 
is Holy,
we may ever live
in the 
Splendor of
Your presence.”
Divine Office

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Edward Burrill - Artist

"Let us not waste time.
For every moment is precious."
St. Teresa Margaret Redi

Monday, August 26, 2019

Herbert William Weeks-Artist
"Love follows us everywhere."
The Little Arab

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Artist William Anderson Coffin
" In the stillness of prayer,
I am silent and I adore.
I am silent and listen to Him.
I love Him."
St. Elizabeth of the Trinity

Saturday, August 24, 2019

"Unless ones goes
in search of God,
they will not find Him,
no matter how much they
cry for Him.
Taken from 'The Fire Within'.

Friday, August 23, 2019

Artist Lawrence Alma Tedema

"He dwells in me
and I in Him.
I have only to love
and let myself
be loved by Him,
always in silence."
St. Elizabeth of the Trinity

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Artist Auguste Toulmouche

"Our Lord understands me very well, and He prefers
my silence."
St. Elizebeth of the Trinity

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Artist Frank Holl

"Contemplative silence
is the expectant 
hush of a soul
waiting for God to speak."
Mother Mary of Jesus, OCD

Friday, January 11, 2019

Painting by Renoir
"God wants
to dance 
to a 
that is a
                                                Michelle Benzinger

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Painting by Ludovico Marchetti

"You aspire to great things?
Begin with little ones."
                                                           St. Augustine

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Painting by Marcus Stone

"I set aside time today
for the quiet bliss
of listening."
Jenneth Graser

Painting by Johann Georg Meyer von Bremen
Remain humble, little and faithful.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Painting by Raimundo Madrazo
"I desire my life
to feel
 like a
 love letter 
to the Creator,
and not a
 to-do list
 for a taskmaster.”
                                                                     Michelle Benzinger

Monday, December 24, 2018

Come to the Manger...

Painting by Gerard van Honthorst

"Let the Beloved
come to the manger,
by Love
into a throne!
Let him come to 
his living cross and
repose tranquilly
in the refuge
of a love,
caressing and tender,
delicate and strong,
constant, faithful
Archbishop Luis Maria Martinez

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Tota Pulchra Es...

Painting by Federico 
“You are all beautiful, Mary,
and the original sin is not in you.
You are the glory of Jerusalem,
You are the joy of Israel.
You give honor to our people.
You are an advocate of sinners.
O Mary,
Virgin most intelligent,
Mother most merciful,
Pray for us,
Plead for us,
to the Lord, Jesus Christ.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Happy Feast Day, Saint Nicholas!

Vintage Postcard Pinterest

"Children, correct your hearts and thoughts,

 so that you may be pleasing to God."
                                                                                                           St. Nicholas

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Painting by Petrus Van Schendel

“Advent is the time 
to allow the light of Christ 
to dawn in the darkness of our heart.
 To sit with Him in silence, 
to sit with Him in quiet, 
to make that journey 
with Joseph and Mary 
and to let God speak
in these deep places.”
Sister Miriam James, SOLT

Monday, December 3, 2018

“When I go to bed,
I sleep in peace, because, 
 You keep me safe.”
Psalm 4:8

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Painting by Arthur Hacker

"In trial or difficulty
I have recourse to Mother Mary,
whose glance alone
is enough to dissipate
every fear."

                                                              St. Therese of Lisieux

Painting by Jerry Barrett

“ Oh, my God, You are here to draw me to Your secret hiding place.”
                                                                                                                                      Divine Intimacy 

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

God's little dew drop...

"To be His,
 we must remain little, 
little like a drop of dew.
Oh! How few are the souls
who aspire to remain little
in this way."
St. Therese of Lisieux
Vintage Postcard from Old Design Shop

"How good God is
 to have given wings to my soul
 and lifted it up!"
                                                                             St. Therese of Lisieux

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Painting by Georges Rochegrosse
"It is now the hour for you to wake from sleep. The night is far spent; the day draws near. Let us cast off the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. Let us live honorably as in daylight."
                            Romans 13: 11-14


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