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Therese's correspondence LT 054 – To Sister Agnès of Jesus – 4 (?) July 1888

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


4 (?) July 1888 
The bleating of Jesus' beloved lamb sounded in the lamb's ears like sweet music! Where did the lamb learn Cecilia's melody?
Eternity, oh! the lamb is immersed in it; after the lamb, he tries to leap forward, but the way must be opened to him by the music of the gentle lamb.
The grain of sand, despite its smallness, wants to make beautiful Eternities for itself, it also wants to make some for the souls of sinners, but alas! it is not yet small enough or light enough.
For the lamb and the lamb you need the palm of Agnès, if not by blood, it must be by love... Here is the dream of the grain of sand!...
Jesus alone! Just him, the grain of sand is so small that if he wanted to put someone other than him in his heart there would be no more room for Jesus...
May the white Lamb pray for the dark grain of sand, so that in eternity it may become bright and luminous.

The Little Reed of Jesus.

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