Saturday, September 24, 2016

3rd Day of preparation for the feast of St. Therese

Painting by Henry Wingate.
The best I have ever seen- he brings 
Little Therese to life in this portrait.




Little Therese,
Who gained countless souls for Christ, 
Who promised, after her death, a shower of roses, 
Who foretold: "I will spend my heaven doing good upon earth," 
pray for us.





"In Heaven the good God will do all I wish, because I have never done my own will upon earth." - Counsels and Reminiscences

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  1. "In Heaven the good God will do all I wish, because I have never done my own will upon earth"

    Therein lies our hope! Gracias Santa Teresita!

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    1. She is a wonderworker, I'm sure.

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  2. Yes! I don't know why the majority of artists turn her into Miss America. This is really good.

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    1. The only critique of the painting I could have is the halo above the saint's head - I wish it was thinner and much fainter - just a glimmer. Otherwise the expression of her face is much more livelier than the famous photograph it is taken from.

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    2. Totally agree!!! And those eyes!

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    3. Doesn't she look like she is going to begin talking to you? I think Celine would like it very much.

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  3. The picture of my sister's is very dark; it's on plaster and is a more idealized portrait of her. Thank you for the reminder to seek her intercession.

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  4. The picture of my sister's is very dark; it's on plaster and is a more idealized portrait of her. Thank you for the reminder to seek her intercession.

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