Thérèse de Lisieux

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Thé·rèse de Li·sieux

 (tā-rĕz′ də lē-zyœ′), Saint Known as "the Little Flower." 1873-1897.
French nun whose autobiography, Story of a Soul (1898), recounts her search for spiritual innocence. She was canonized in 1925.
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Thérèse de Lisieux

(French terɛz də lizjø)
n
(Biography) Saint, known as the Little Flower of Jesus. 1873–97, French Carmelite nun, noted for her autobiography, The Story of a Soul (1897). Feast day: Oct 3
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Therese of Liseux as saying that 'the loveliest masterpiece of the heart of God is the heart of a mother.'
The speed record in canonization was posted in 1925 when the Carmelite nun Therese of Liseux was canonized just 28 years after she died of tuberculosis at age 24.
Therese of Liseux ("The Little Flower"), and Thomas Merton, all of whom to some extent de-emphasized legalism in favor of a direct union with God.
I sit with my mother and think of Therese of Liseux and her "Little Way of Love," and I wonder if she was joking.