This place is simple, not at all on prophecies, nor on big movements or events. It's a small spot where a soul's walk and path with God is honestly shared with its inner and outer battles, its joys and comforts, coming to know Him more, what kind of a God He truly is like, His character, His unexplainable yet so strong a love. As well as the blessing of coming to learn and recognize His voice yourself; due to which many messages and dialogues with God come forth. I'm sister Therese. And this is my little walk with God. Our journeys and day-to-day life, growing up into the calling He has for me. Petals blowing from Jesus' hands—a symbol of blessings, joys, growth, love, virtue, hope, sacrifice, etc— from Heaven on Earth for many to taste and feel the delicacy of their King's heart and Being. Each drawing we made, each message and lesson shared serves the purpose of YOU knowing HIM.
TheresianPetals is a shoot from Heartdwellers mother tree, also know as Still Small Voice.
A few years ago I began drawing heavenly things also. Telling a story, a message, through a drawing or a simple digital comic. And gradually, diverse ponderings and thoughts were placed on paper. I share them with you now. Hope it blesses you, as it blessed me too.
THIS HAS ANYTHING TO DO WITH SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX?
This website, you can say is in league with Saint Therese of Lisieux, since my name was given after her. I am a part of the Third Order Franciscan Oblates of Mount Carmel. My community is Heartdwellers. For us in Heartdwellers and Heartdwellers Ghana, Saint Therese of Lisieux is one of the core saints watching over us and her Little Way is perfect for us little people. [Laugh]
Her ways and her roses are interestingly appealing to me, and recalling how she said, "I will send down a rain of roses from Heaven," it was similar to my own pondering of how these drawings I had defined mostly as petals from Heaven. Therefore, having her name, she is my guardian saint, and thus us having similar ideas—like in a teamwork we loose some petals from heaven on earth for the edification and comfort of souls! She might take these little petals and spread them with the Four Winds in the hearts of people! [Chuckle]
BUT WHAT IS "HEARTDWELLERS"?
Also known as "Still Small Voice", where all gather together from many tongues to form a place of refuge for the Heart of God. Which, in turn, we ourselves Dwell in His Heart: Heartdwellers, hearing His still small voice.
Among the Evangelicals, Protestants, Non-denominationals, Catholics, and Orthodox, Heartdwellers has found that the common driving ethic that unites us together in active ministry, is our deep love for Jesus and the salvation of souls. Heartdwellers has stepped outside denominational/non-denominational walls to enter into the folds of His Heart, into a place where His love and a burning desire to do His will have dissolved the walls that once divided us and they are clearly spelled out in the now more than 1000 messages Jesus has given to Heartdwellers over the past years available at,
heartdwellers.org and also at, heartdwellersghana.org
Heartdwellers have Western Rite Russian Orthodox roots and follow the teachings of the Early Church as they are led and taught by God just as the Apostles where in John 6:45. The shepherds being Archbishop Anthanasias and Mother Clare who have been in ministry over 30 years and founded Heartdwellers. An International ministry which have brought Christians from all different denominations around the world together under one common cause; the love of Jesus! The Lord wants us to bring unity in the Body of Christ, as He repairs the division that has torn His Body apart through His messages and scriptural teachings to the Heartdwellers.
WHAT IS "THERESIAN" INSPIRED OF?
It was inspired not only after Saint Therese and I, but also after Maria Theresia garden rose—see picture below—one deeply beautiful pink flower, ruffled and featuring a lovely garden rose scent. Its abundant petals amaze me.
BUT WHY "PETALS"?
Simple! Imagine Jesus blowing some flower petals from his hands—which symbolize [in my world] tokens of joyful delights in Heaven. Blowing them gently and lovingly towards the people on earth so they would encounter and know their King's delicate heart and gentle Being. A Lover of their soul.
ST. THÉRÈSE OF LISIEUX
Also known as Saint Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face
MARIA THERESIA ROSE
A stunning garden rose!
RAIN OF ROSES
St. Thérèse of Lisieux