St Therese Of Lisieux Research

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St. Therese of Lisieux St Therese of Lisieux was born in 1873 in France. She was born to a sickly family. She was homeschooled until nine years old in which she was pushed into high school at 10 years old. It was the Christmas of her 10th year, in which she really found Jesus. Jesus appeared to her. From that point on she decided she would live her life in remembrance of him. When she was eleven, made the habit of mental prayer. She would pray this way several times through out the day. This strong love for God helped influence her decision to become a nun. At a very young age she begged the pope to allow her to join a convent. The pope said to wait until she was older. St. Therese went back to the convent and begged until tears began to fall from her face. The head of the convent allowed her to join. “The splendor of the rose and the whiteness of the lily do not rob the little violet of it’s scent nor the daisy of its simple charm. If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness.” This quote symbolizes the methodology we should have when serving God. St Therese of Lisieux told us we are supposed to live the little way. I think we can all live this way. Not everybody can be a Grammy winner or will cure cancer. However, we can smile at somebody or share our lunch with somebody. I find it funny that she was super shy but was named one of the most popular saints of modern times. “For me (St. Therese), prayer is an upward leap of the heart, an untroubled glance towards heaven, a cry of gratitude and love which I utter from the depths of sorrow as well as from the heights of joy.” I think if we all embodied this type of attitude towards prayer, we would all be better people. Theology of the Body Pope Jo... ... middle of paper ... ...any girls with super short dresses and major cuts in the midsection. I could not count more than fifteen dresses without having unnecessary skin exposure. The dancing at homecoming is equally gross. Thanks to the music videos, people think rubbing genitals for the duration of a song is dancing. Lastly, premarital sex is at a rise. When high frequencies of sexual activities come, so does the risk of Sexually Transmitted Diseases. STDs are the devil’s way of harming one of God’s greatest gifts to us, our sexuality. God gave us our beautiful bodies, made in the likeliness of HIM. To take someone’s dignity by broadcasting to the world what he/she has to make money is selfish. That is the epitome of being a user. The media has a lot to do the forming of young minds. Unless the media covers up, more people will be exposing more of their bodies in order to feel “accepted.”

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