Prayers and Reflections

The soul.  Saint Teresa of Avila begins her famous book about the soul’s progress in prayer and virtue by lamenting how little effort many people make to care for their immortal souls. She states that “faith tells us that we possess souls” made in the image and likeness of God. Therefore, we should take time to consider the “soul’s great dignity and beauty,” and to “carefully preserve the soul’s beauty.” (Intr. 11; IC 28-29) From

A spiritual director or spiritual guide helps you to look at your life in a deeper way, acknowledging your soul, the depth of God’s love for you, and preserves your soul’s beauty. Thank you, St. Teresa, for being a guide for us.