To Erect a Structure of Holiness

Edith SteinTo erect a structure of holiness… one must dig deep and build high, must descend into the depth of the dark night of one’s own nothingness in order to be raised up high into the sunlight of divine love and compassion.
Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross


One thought on “To Erect a Structure of Holiness

  1. What a relief to not have to ‘be’ anything. I mean, it is painful, but still – a relief. It’s like being a child all over again. Perhaps this is the true meaning of being ‘born again’ – first the pain of the birth and then the newness of being, and of being small and vulnerable, like a baby.

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