St. Teresa of Avila

Quotes from Teresa of Avila

“Trust God that you are where you are meant to be.”

“It is certain that the love of God does not consist in experiencing sweetness or tenderness of heart but in truly serving God in justice, strength and humility.”

“O my God and my Creator! Is it possible that there is any soul who does not love You?”

“In all created things discern the providence and wisdom of God, and in all things give Him thanks.”

“Thank God for the things that I do not own.”

“Let nothing disturb you. Let nothing make you afraid. All things are passing. God alone never changes. Patience gains all things. If you have God, you will want for nothing. God alone suffices.”

“Nada te turbe. Nada te espante. Dios no se muda. Todo se pasa. La paciencia todo lo alcanza. Quien a Dios tiene, nada le falta. Sólo Dios basta.”

“Each of us has a soul, but we forget to value it. We don’t remember that we are creatures made in the image of God. We don’t understand the great secrets hidden inside of us.”

“There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers.”

“Prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.”