Delicate and pure

The devil put before me that I could not endure the trials of the religious life, because of my delicate nurture. I defended myself against him by alleging the trials which Christ endured, and that it was not much for me to suffer something for His sake; besides, He would help me to bear it.
Saint Teresa of Avila

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(delicate blooms of San Antonio / Julie Cook / 2014)

One comment on “Delicate and pure

  1. Lynda says:

    Saint Teresa of Avila is one of my favourite Saints as she often manages to put a special twist into what she is saying. Beautiful spring picture.

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