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Therese's correspondence LT 231 – To Mother Agnes of Jesus – May 30, 1897

MARTIN Thérèse, Sister Thérèse of the Child Jesus
MARTIN Pauline, Mother Agnes of Jesus


30th May 97
Have no trouble, my darling little Mother, that your little daughter seemed to hide something from you, I say seemed to you to know it well, if she hid a little corner of the envelope, she never hid a single line of the letter, and who knows it better than you, this little letter that you love so much? To others we can well show the envelope on all sides since they can only see that but to you!!!... Oh! little Mother, you now know that it was Good Friday that Jesus began to tear the envelope of your little letter a little, aren't you happy that He is about to read it, this letter that you writing for 24 years? Ah! if you only knew how well she will know how to tell him of your love throughout all Eternity.

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