God alone is enough

Let nothing upset you,
let nothing startle you.
All things pass;
God does not change.
Patience wins
all it seeks.
Whoever has God
lacks nothing:
God alone is enough.   

-St Teresa Avila  

 The complete poetry of St. Teresa of Avila: a bilingual edition / Eric W. Vogt; foreword by Jaime L. Sin. New Orleans: University Press of the South, 1996. (xxxix, 114 p.)

Taken from Other Women’s Voices