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Sufferings of Longing for My God: Teresa of Avila

A Matter of Life and Death: What Meditation is! From St Teresa of Avila

  Sufferings of Longing for my God   Woe is me, woe is me, Lord, how very long has been this exile! And it passes with great sufferings of longing for my God! Lord, what can a soul placed in this prison do? O Jesus, how long is the life of humans, even though it is said to be short! It is short, my God, for gaining through it a life that cannot end; but it is very long for the soul that desires... Read More

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