The final point of light considered in this series compared herself to a bright little wildflower that, with thousands of others, brightens a meadow. Marie Françoise-Thérèse Martin who we know as St. Thérèse of Lisieux is the perfect point of light to round out our course. How is it than a sickly girl from an insignificant town and middle-class family who died at age twenty-four has not only been named a Doctor of the Church, but inspires and influence millions down to our day? And what does her “smallness” tell us about our lives in Christ in the darkness that surrounds us?

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