St. Therese was born in Lisieux, France, in 1873 and became a Carmelite Nun along with two of her sisters. Therese began having mystical experiences, which she wrote about (only because her mother superior ordered her to do so) within an autobiography called “the Story of a Soul. ”
Many miraculous cures of ailments such as ulcers, tuberculosis, and arthritis are attributed to St. Therese’s intercession. Upon her deathbed, she promised to send roses as a symbol of her presence and devotion, so she is often referred to as Little Flower.
You have already been making steady progress, and it is important for you to recognize that his progress (not perfection) is what is important. It is a message for you to appreciate how much you have achieved and how many people you have helped along the way. Keep your focus far from any lapses that you think you have made. Guilt and regrets never helped anyone, so let them go today.
Pray this every day to heal your body, mind, and spirit: “Help me to always see, as you so clearly did, that my sufferings and trials are meant to cleanse and purify me so that I might be more worthy to receive God’s unending Love. Amen. “