By St. Teresa of Avila
The definitive three-volume variation of St Teresa of Avila's prose and poetry, in Professor E. Allison Peers's justly celebrated translation.
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If it sends you to the 1kitchen, remember that the Lord walks among the pots and pans and that He will help you in inward tasks and in outward ones too. I remember a monk telling me that he had made a resolution, to which he attached great importance, never to refuse to do anything which his superior commanded him, however much labour it might cost him. One day when it was very late and he was so completely exhausted by his work that he could not longer keep on with it and was going off to rest, his superior met him and told him to take his spade and go and dig in the garden.
May it please Our Lord to enable me to succeed in meeting this necessity. As these things are not delusions there is no need for us to be alarmed; for, as I have said elsewhere, in certain brief works which I have written for the sisters,8 if we walk with a pure conscience and in obedience, the Lord will never allow the devil to have such power over us as to deceive us in a way that can harm our souls: on the contrary, it is he who will suffer deception. And, as he knows this, I believe he does Jess harm than our imagination and evil humours, especially if we suffer from melancholy, for women have weak constitutions and the love of self that reigns in us is very subtle.
Then, being masters of ourselves, we shall be able to employ ourselves wholly in the service of God, making Him a complete surrender of our will so that He may unite it with His own, beseeching Him that the fire of His love may come down from Heaven and consume this sacrifice and giving up everything that may displease Him. For there will be nothing more left for us to do, since, at the cost of all this labour, we shall have laid our gifts on the altar, which, so far as in us lies, will have no more to do with the earth.
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