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SJST For those who have read my poem The Dove and Rose, I hope you will also enjoy this version. All of my poetry can be found in my book, Little Flowers and Fiery Towers. Also, please visit my author’s website, The Dove and Rose!
SJST En l’honneur de Sainte Thérèse de Lisieux et Sainte Jeanne d’Arc Un petit et pauvre poème en Français, surement avec les fautes, mais j’ai l’écrit de mon cœur Sainte Thérèse, ma petite mère, petite reine, et sainte sœur Ma petite mère, petite reine, et sainte sœur, Sainte Thérèse, une perle du ciel Le Christ… More Sainte Thérèse, ma petite mère, petite reine, et sainte sœur
SJST My little mother, queen, and saint A little flower I found one day Thérèse, whose fragrance none can hide Sweet, from above, where she abides My little mother, queen, and saint Whose petals hold the dew and rain Of grace from God that falls up there That makes its fields so pure and fair… More Saint Thérèse, my little mother, queen, and saint
SJST In flames, Jeanne d’Arc shines brightly, crying Around her angels weeping, sighing In flames, Jeanne’s robed in tints of glory A color sweet, celestial story Her banner flies in Faith and Hope Through fire our Jeanne in love eloped Her beauty formed by pain and tears Transformed by Him Whom she holds dear Thérèse… More Most charming shade that lifts my gaze (St. Joan and St. Thérèse)
Oh Little white flower as sweet as can be Our Lord loved you ever so tenderly. From the day you were born ’til the day that you died The Heavenly Father was there at your side. Loving you, holding you, shaping and molding you into a victim of love. Dear Little flower how God loved… More St. Therese The Little Flower
Opening comments I could not have been raised in a more distant land, culture, or political belief system from that which is stated in the topic of this essay. Even my religious beliefs of youth, though still Christian, were quite different from what they are now. I hope to outline in this essay, for any… More On how I became Catholic and devoted to Sts Joan, Thérèse, and the French Monarchy
SJST I honor you today Simplistic praise in heart As one whose cottage sits Among the fields possessed By you who by the hand Of God and Mother, too As angels gathered ’round Were crowned among the true My only hope from God And of Our Lady, too My only prayer I seek Besides… More That Kingdom blessed of Joan and Saint Thérèse
SJST I have loved what you loved I have raised my eyes Been moved by your example Followed as you led Had faith because you did You cared about me You fought my battles for me And I miss you And honor you You shared your treasure With me Now I am filled with hope… More I have loved what you loved (for Ste Jeanne and Ste Thérèse)
SJST The Dove and Rose Extol the dove and rose Whose lives we imitate To God their glory known That we may call them great We love the dove and rose Whose virtues are ornate Our Joan winged brightly gold Thérèse with petals laced They call, the dove and rose To battles won, though weighed… More The Dove and Rose (La Colombe et La Rose)
SJST It was six hundred years ago, we find A village most remote, war-tried In France and bordering upon Lorraine Awakened by a newborn’s cry The sixth of January, fourteen twelve Ordained by heaven, so we tell! A child of God through our enraptured eyes A friend to Goodness, foe to Hell! This is the… More The Ballad of Joan of Arc
SJST Mystical pearl, Mont Saint-Michel Pearl of great price, Mont Saint-Michel Kingdom of God, a seed profound Set deeply where our spirit dwells In youth, I climbed her steep terrain Ascending towers, looking far I had no way to know back then Mont Saint Michel embraced my heart She knew me when I stepped ashore… More Pearl of Great Price, Mont Saint-Michel
SJST How is it that the saints help us on our journey of faith? Why is our devotion to and veneration of the saints so important in God’s plan for our salvation? What does it mean that the saints “lead us” to Jesus? How would my spiritual life be enriched through the friendship of the… More “Testament for Love” How devotion to St. Joan of Arc and St. Thérèse can transform your faith!
La France mystique, elle vit en mon cœur S’esprit me tient par les mains De mes sœurs saintes, qui M’à raccompagnent chez mêmes La France mystique, elle est le Royaume Le Royaume du Seigneur et de notre Reine Elle est aussi où les cieux et la terre Marièrent en l’esprit de Jeanne, La Pucelle Cet… More La France mystique – Jeanne d’Arc te sanctifia
Mystical France, she lifts my heart Her spirit holds me by the hands Of saintly sisters honored, who Attend and guide me to their land Mystical France, the Kingdom of Our Lord and Queen who reign above And here is where by Joan of Arc Heaven kissed earth through fire and love Here too, is… More Mystical France – St. Joan and St. Thérèse (English Metrical Version)
Mes amis, Je vous donne mon premier poème en Français. S’il vous plait, pardonne-moi pour mon écrit pauvre et mes fautes de Français. Merci beaucoup! La plus jolie couleur! L’Ordre Divin est plein des couleurs vivantes Paradis brille avec Les Miséricordes du Seigneur Je me demandé, qu’est-ce que c’est cette couleur chère? Je la voie… More La plus jolie couleur! Ste. Joan et Ste.Thérèse
A quiet desert landscape fills my heart In solitude the stillness clears my view I long for nothing save our God out here The land of Saint Therese of Lisieux This place is real though being sight unseen An emptiness aglow with beauty quaint Out here desire for Jesus grows acute His resurrection shines so… More The Desert of St. Therese
SJST Visit Le Royaume Thérèse was a talented soul who wrote plays and poems while at the convent in Lisieux. Here are two beautiful ones that show the intimate relationship between her and Joan. As I have come to terms with my own aging and mortality over the years, I have decided that it matters… More Thérèse’s poems in honor of Joan of Arc
I am so happy with young Saint Thérèse Toward the sunlit field she beckoned me From dark and awful woods, I crawled in need To follow her sweet Dance of Destiny By true obedience of faith, she sways Across the landscape hidden in my soul Thérèse… More Dancing with St. Thérèse