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date: 30 June 2022

St Teresa of Ávila 1512–82
Spanish Carmelite nun and mystic. See also John, Anonymous 

  1. Our goodness derives not from our capacity to think but to love.
    Book of the Foundations (1610)
  2. God walks among the pots and pans.
    Book of the Foundations (1610)
  3. The important thing is not to think much but to love much.
    The Interior Castle (1588) Mansion 4, ch. 1, para. 7
  4. Let nothing trouble you, nothing frighten you. All things are passing; God never changes. Patient endurance attains all things. Whoever possesses God lacks nothing: God alone suffices.
    ‘St Teresa's Bookmark’; found in her breviary after her death
  5. Prayer in my opinion is nothing else than an intimate sharing between friends.
    Life of the Mother Teresa of Jesus (1611)
  6. There is no such thing as bad weather. All weather is good because it is God's.
    attributed; H. Ward and J. Wild (eds.) The Lion Christian Quotation Collection (1997)