Teresa of Avila
"If we cling to our Creator
alone and care nothing for created things,
His Majesty will infuse the virtues into us, so that,
doing by degrees all
that is in our power, we shall have little left with which
for our Lord will defend us against the devils and the
whole world as well.
Do you think that it is a small gain to give ourselves
entirely to Him,
keeping nothing for ourselves, since in His goodness all
—Saint Teresa of Avila, The Way of Perfection
"We should resolutely give
Him our heart for His own
and should empty it of everything else, that He may take
or put in whatever He pleases as if it were His own property."
—Saint Teresa of Avila. The Way of Perfection
"My bridal garment, which I wear before you, is an
image and a vision impressed upon your soul, that you
might have remembrance that you, too, stepped forth from
the altar of God in that bridal garment and you will wear
it once again.
"The vision of yourself as the crowning
rose and the bride of light must establish that self-worth
that enables you to strive and overcome and keep pressing
back and pressing back every attempt to take from you
your space to be the bride.
"Your space, beloved heart. It takes
a very special place to be the bride. And the circle of
your aura—as the gown,
the train, and the veil—forms
a circle of white fire that must leap into the realm of
the Spirit. The circle of the wedding gown is the magnet
whereby the Christ will come. You see the bride standing
alone. Therefore God must come, for God must present unto
that bride the living Christ.
"I am here so that you will understand
how near is the Path, how near is the goal, and that,
in the outer mind, none may know who is the most, the
most to be desired of the Lord—which
one he will pluck from the field of life.
"May this bridal garment be your
own. May you weave your Deathless Solar Body. I fling
into your heart the bridal bouquet. It is my desire that
the fragrance will remain with you until, beloved, you
find yourself in the arms of the Beloved One. This promise
will be fulfilled in you. I AM the living proof. [29-second
"Showers of blessings from
bowers of glory, tumbling flowers, a million daisies in
the field—such is the love of the angels for your
"My beloved, let us deliver the Word!"
|Teresa of Avila
Lady Master Kristine
June 13, 1982
"Tonight I am particularly conscious of the magnificent
service of your Mother Mary. I am particularly conscious
of the service of Saint Teresa [of Avila] and I am particularly
conscious of the service of Jeanne d’Arc. You see
then, precious ones, that mankind has been served, in
many cases, by the feminine ray, although masculine leaders
are often more popular, perhaps because they have a bit
more dash and verve."
April 18, 1965
"One of the most famous encounters recorded in mystical
literature is the ecstasy of another Teresa—Teresa
of Avila. In a vision, the Lord showed Teresa a small
angel holding a large golden heart tipped with fire.
'It seemed to me this angel plunged the dart several times
into my heart. When he drew the dart out, I thought he
was carrying off with him the deepest part of me; and
he left me all on fire with a great love of God.'
Catherine of Genoa that 'these flaming darts of an irresistible
love are like waves of fire. They flow from My breast,'
Jesus said, 'and communicate such ardor and interior power
to man that he can now do nothing else but love, remaining
inseparably united with his God.'
adequately express the overwhelming love she felt for
God, Catherine of Genoa simply said, 'If one drop of that
love which my heart feels . . . were to fall into Hell,
Hell itself would altogether turn into eternal life.'
this the love we all seek? The love that will heal. The
love that with one single drop will transform someone’s
world. Just think what we could do if we had that kind
of love! But in order to have that kind of love, we need
to open our hearts—all the way. And as we know,
it is not always easy to do that. Because of the wounds
of the past, we close up when loving gets too painful.
We sometimes have to contact deep levels of hurt in order
to resolve the painful record and move on."
"Her path for many centuries had been that of surrender,
self-sacrifice, service and selflessness guided by the
Ascended Masters under the Four Cosmic Forces. Always
living for the mission of the Guru and my Messengers,
she transcended earthly modes and manifestations. Her
light filled the cups of consciousness to overflowing,
creating new streams of immersion in Christ’s love
for all following the breezes of her billowing bridal
October 14, 1979
"Most beloved friends of my heart, I am called today
the Ascended Lady Master Kristine, having served you in
many occupations and callings in the earth. So you also
know me as Teresa of Avila.
"Yes, I have known the Lord. Yes,
I did come to greet my friends the Messengers. And how
my feet skipped lightly as I approached the doors of the
retreat in Colorado Springs, for I knew that this was
the beginning of a mission that would carry me to the
throne of grace. But I did not know in my outer mind that
this life would be cut off so soon, and yet it was the
will of God.
"The Messenger and I embrace in
this moment, for we have long carried a secret pact of
our service together as sisters of Light, calling home
the saints, ringing the bells of Mary, sounding the sound
of the Om and traversing the cosmos to the heart of the
"Being in the flame with you in
this hour, then, gives me such great rejoicing, O beloved!
It is wonderful to know you as you are and as you were
when I left. And therefore, our service together is a
bonding of hearts in what you call a mandala. It is a
mandala of Buddhas and bodhisattvas dedicated to the publishing
of the Word, and the artistic renditions that convey at
a glance the true meaning and the profoundness of the
"[Yes, the Messenger and I] have
served together, often taking turns—the
one or the other being out of embodiment—that
we together might have this anchoring point in the etheric
octave and in the physical plane. We have had many victories
together, serving, as you might say, as an Alpha-Omega
team with so many, many of you who are here and still
serving in the very department where I served, now in
" . . . So I invite you, as
in the ancient teachings of our Lord, to swiftly become
Jesus’ twin, to rise to the level of the Christ and
to pull down that majesty of the Christ where you are by
such utter love that you leave a vacuum that can be filled
only by that descending one.
"O blessed hearts, I pray that you
enter in to the very glory and sanctity of God. I pray
that you do not avoid the agony. Experience it, go through
it, transmute it! Be in the meditation of the ecstasy
that I knew in the presence of Jesus even as Teresa of
"That moment of what is called a
spiritual ecstasy is a part of the experience of the bonding
of the heart whereby the soul can no longer be separated
from her Lord. There is a period of trial, almost as in
the trial of the betrothal. There is a going-out and a
coming-in. There is a period of being received by the
Lord Christ and yet not permanently, [and then there is
a period of] being sent forth again and again, as the
teachings of Saint John of the Cross do convey.
"And therefore in this, beloved,
know that that entering-in and that going-out is almost
like an oscillation—the
entering-in and the going-out of the soul as she puts
on a certain fire of Christ, assimilating it, adjusting
to it, coming back again after a period of service and
again receiving the fire of Christ and feeling that fire
intensifying the Deathless Solar Body, even the wedding
"You have been brides of Christ
for First Holy Communion. And some of you who missed that
ritual in this life have pursued it as adults. We welcome
all of you to receive First Holy Communion and the teaching
that goes before it, to do so in the name of your inner
child and your soul, who would wear that bridal veil and
that sweet, white, lacy dress—all
ready for the entering-in.
". . . Let us understand, beloved,
that [such discrimination] is not the product of male domination
in the Catholic Church. It is the product of the domination
by the ego of anyone—man or woman, priest or prelate
or humble supplicant. Each one of us must in our own time
see to the binding of that not-self, that false self, that
created self who [thinks it] must defend the carnal mind
and is part and parcel of the dweller-on-the-threshold.
"And thus, the true liberation of
woman comes by her sanctification through Jesus Christ,
by his divine approbation given unto woman and the raising
of woman to her lawful place as 'mother of the universe,'
as he called it.
"And so you see, we [sisters] had
our own karma to work out and we, [as a body,] have that
karma to work out today. But when we have the protection
of our beloved Bridegroom and we enter the bridal chamber
and [kneel before] the altar in the secret chamber of
the heart, do you not see, beloved, that we become an
indomitable force? And when I say 'we,' I speak not only
of women but of men also, for I am speaking of the soul.
" . . . Therefore, nurture your
souls as children and raise them up, for a portion of your
soul is a child needing comfort and a portion of your soul
is a wise one giving you instruction and notification of
events to come.
"A portion of your soul is at every
level. But when you love and liberate that soul, she can
then leap into the arms of Christ and be assimilated by
Christ, even as Christ is the great assimilator and even
as the soul does assimilate her Lord through the taking
of Communion daily.
". . . May you find interest, then, in my almost
random writings, as I wrote of those things that were
upon my heart and that came to me. Perhaps you might read
a little here and there that you might know what [persecutions,
hardships and self-denials] we went through in our time
because of what we had and what we knew. And surely it
was a mighty preparation of the mighty God, the Almighty
One, for this lifetime on the path of the ascension in
the twentieth century.
"I would not have missed it
for anything! I would not have missed serving side by
side with both Messengers and coming to understand bit
by bit and crumb by crumb from the Lord’s table
so many facets of the Law that governs our lives by love."
|Teresa of Avila
Lady Master Kristine October 10, 1992
"I will tell you the secret prayer of the Messenger,
who continually praises God in Morya, who did pick her
up as an orphan waif sometime, somewhere in the depths
of the astral plane. Thus, beloved, understand how you
may share in the prayer of Teresa of Avila, [which is
also the prayer of the Messenger]: 'I, a poor sinner,
I, a poor sinner, am not worthy of thee, my Lord, and
yet I serve and I pray.'
"See yourself, then, truly as that
orphan. For are you not an orphan until the day and the
hour when someone, perhaps some great one of the adepts,
does take you and turn you around and set you on a course
straight for the highest star? Does anyone here still
think that he has done this of himself? ['No.']
"It is well to remember that, beloved.
For all have been wretched, all have been the downtrodden,
all have been under [the boot of] civilizations, empires
[that have been run as] absolute dictatorships.
"Who did come and rescue you?"
"And you must be free from these toxins of ancient
times and be willing to see yourself in need of total
reformation. And that reformation is called 'conversion,'
and it is the turning around of your being and it is the
acceleration of the atoms until they throw off so much
darkness that you pass through the dark night of the soul
and the Dark Night of the Spirit and all seems darkness
"And in that very hour you must
remember the word and the teaching of Saint John of the
Cross, Saint Teresa of Avila. Yes, beloved, they are come
again unto you. And you must hear your ministers and hear
the word of your preachers and know that those who have
borne the Light in your defense and have championed your
cause in past ages do come again and they themselves have
moved against all infamy and calumny and gossip against
their lifestreams. And that is a part of the purging of
"And if the
saints do not stand in the earth, beloved, how will the
little ones who are the shorn lambs stand in the earth?
If the saints do not rise, beloved, into a higher calling,
how will any survive 'so great salvation?' We ask it,
|God and Goddess Meru
June 30, 1991
Florence Jeannette Miller, beloved chela of El Morya and
the messengers, dear co-worker and friend, fulfilled at
inner levels the initiation of the ascension on September
20, 1979. In October 1968, she joined the staff of The
Summit Lighthouse, where she headed the publishing department
for many years and served on the Board of Directors of
Church Universal and Triumphant.
She was given the title Lady Kristine
by Saint Germain on July 5, 1970, at La Tourelle. Sanat
Kumara, who relates the story of her ascension in “Seven
Initiations of the Saints Who Follow the Lamb” (Pearls
of Wisdom, October 14, 1979, vol. 22, pp. 263-66, 271),
proclaimed her “the example and forerunner on the
Path of the Ruby Ray.”
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