This paper by Paul Houston Blankenship received First Place at the 2013Â Vilma Seelaus Prize competition. Please click here to view.
â€œYou need to climb the elevator of love, not the rough stairway of fear.â€ These words could have been written by any rock star today; Bono, Bruce Springsteen or even Lady Gaga. Instead our little ThÃ©rÃ¨se coined the phrase â€œelevator of loveâ€ over 100 years ago. Her suggestion was given to Fr. Maurice BelliÃ¨re, the [...]
From Time to Time with ThÃ©rÃ¨se, by Judy Long, ocd â€œJesus was sleeping as usual in my little boat; ah I see very well how rarely souls allow Him to sleep peacefully with in them.â€ Our Therese writes these words at the beginning The Story of A Soul, Chapter 7. She is speaking of the [...]