Prayer: A Surge of The Heart

“For me, prayer is a surge of the heart; it is a simple look turned toward heaven, it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy.”

—Saint Thérèse of Lisieux quoted in the Catechism of the Catholic Church, paragraph 2558.

Quoted in this video, “Writing as Spiritual Practice: A Conversation with Rev. James Martin, S.J.” Linked from ImageUpdate

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