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Contents Foreword Most Reverend Patrick V. Ahern Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York Introduction Part One 1. The Spirituality of Th?r?se of Lisieux 2. The Treasure of Th?r?se?s Teaching Part Two 1. I Shall Begin to Sing What I Must Sing Eternally: ?the Mercies of the Lord?( 2. The First Memories I Have Are Stamped with Smiles and the Most Tender Caresses 3. I Wonder How You Were Able to Raise Me with So Much Love without Spoiling Me? 4. I Was Far from Being a Faultless Little Child 5. It?s Pauline Who Will Be My Mamma! 6. This Time I Had No Repentance 7. I Too Will Be a Religious 8. I Had Seen Her Smile at Me 9. If I Were God, I?d Save Them All 10. I Beg of You to Take Away My Freedom to Displease You 11. Jesus Knew I Was Too Feeble to Be Exposed to Temptation 12. I Considered That I Was Born for Glory 13. I Understood That My Mission Was to Get the King of Heaven Loved 14. God Would Have to Work a Little Miracle 15. The Grace of My Complete Conversion 16. I Experienced Transports of Love 17. I Felt Charity Enter My Heart 18. I Knew Jesus Was There Sleeping in My Boat 19. I Wanted Carmel as Soon as I Knew about It 20. Most Holy Father, I Have a Great Favor to Ask You! 21. I Want to Give Myself Totally to Him 22. Suffering Opened Wide Its Arms to Me 23. Love Is Nourished Only by Sacrifices 24. I Didn?t Come to Carmel to Live with My Sisters 25. One Day We Ourselves Shall Have a Divine Existence 26. I Want at Least to Tell Him Frequently That I Love Him 27. For Me, Prayer Is a Surge of the Heart 28. I Am Not Always Faithful, but I Never Get Discouraged 29. O My God, You Have Surpassed All I Have Hoped For 30. The Elevator Which Must Raise Me to Heaven Is Your Arms, O Jesus 31. If You Are Willing to Bear Serenely the Trial 32. That I May Become a Martyr of Your Love, O My God 33. Jesus Does Not Demand Great Actions from Us but Simply Surrender and Gratitude 34. To Bear with One?s Imperfections, That Is Real Sanctity 35. Lord, I Am Too Little to Nourish Your Children 36. When I Am Charitable, It Is Jesus Alone Who Is Acting in Me 37. We Don?t Have Any Enemies in Carmel, but There Are Feelings 38. Everything Has Disappeared; I Am Left with Love Alone 39. What Good Does It Do to Defend or Explain Ourselves? 40. He Sees the Blind Hope That I Have in His Mercy 41. Perfection Seems Simple to Me 42. Everything Is Grace 43. It Is Love Alone Which Attracts Me 44. I Want to Spend My Heaven Doing Good upon Earth 45. I Go to Him with Confidence and Love Epilogue Select Bibliography (NOTE: The words that Th?r?se said or wrote are printed throughout the book in italics. They come from her autobiographical manuscripts Story of a Soul and her letters, poems, and prayers, as well as from words attributed to her in Her Last Conversations, in the memoires of her sister C?line, and in the testimonies given during the process of her beatification and canonization.
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Thãaerâaese, de Lisieux, Saint, 1873-1897.
Christian saints -- France -- Lisieux -- Biography.