I Die Because I Do Not Die – St. Teresa of Avila

Does anybody else feel this way? This is where I’m at with Teresa of Avila…. I DIE BECAUSE I DO NOT DIE I live without living in myself, And in such a way, I hope, I die because I do not die. Since I die of love, Living apart from love, I live now in the Lord, Who has desired me for Himself. He inscribed on my heart When I gave it to Him: I die because I do not die… Ah, how bitter a life When the Lord is not enjoyed! While love is sweet, Long awaiting is not.… Continue Reading