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87  Saint  Therese of Lisieux, The Little Flower

"By our little acts of charity practiced in the shade we convert souls far away, we help missionaries, we win for them abundant alms; and by that means build actual dwellings spiritual and material for our Eucharistic Lord." 

88  Saint  Therese of Lisieux, The Little Flower

"My patrons in Heaven and my chosen favorites are those who have stolen it - like the Holy Innocents and the Good Thief. The great Saints have earned it by their works; as for me, I will imitate the thieves, I will have it by ruse, a ruse of Love which will open its gates to me and to poor sinners. The Holy Ghost encourages me, saying in the Book of Proverbs: "O little one, come, learn subtilty of Me." (Prov. 1:4)" 

183  Saint  Therese of Lisieux (Of the little Child Jesus)

Of her First Communion, when she received Love Himself personally for the first time, she writes, "It was a kiss of love, I felt myself loved, and I replied, I love You and I give myself to You forever."

In her little notebook Therese wrote down all the days on which she received Jesus in Holy Communion. Her second meeting with Jesus was equally as intimate. Of this wedding Therese recalled the words of St. Paul, "It is no longer I who life, but Christ who lives in me" (Gal. 2:20). 

271  Saint  Therese of Lisieux, The Little Flower

From the poem "To the Sacred Heart of Jesus"
"You heard me, only Friend whom I love.
To ravish my heart, you became man.
You shed your blood, what a supreme mystery!...
And you still live for me on the Altar.
If I cannot see the brilliance of your Face
Or hear your sweet voice,
O my God, I can live by your grace,
I can rest on your Sacred Heart!" 
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