“In The Diamond Castle, Theresa Marie Lynn has put together is a beautiful text for children on St.Teresa of Avila’s Interior Castle. Having well understood the substance of Teresa’s thought, she presents it in a way easy to grasp by children. Adults, too, will benefit by reading this cheerful presentation of Teresa’s masterpiece.“
— Fr. Kieran Kavanaugh, O.C.D. Translator of St.Teresa's and St. John of the Cross works
“The Diamond Castle is an imaginative creation in which the author makes simple for children the beauty of the journey of the spiritual life. It captures the vivid images of St. Teresa of Avila’s mind and heart in a way that will captivate children and adults.”
— Dr. Claude R. Sasso, Ph.D., M.A. Vice Chancellor for Evangelization and Catechesis Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Missouri
“Our journey toward understanding Christ and His plan for our lives at times can seem daunting. As human beings created in the image and likeness of God we have a basic need to know and understand who God is. The Diamond Castle effectively draws a child into God’s majestic world through the spiritual exercises of St. Theresa of Avila via her Interior Castle. The Diamond Castle serves as an effective spiritual instrument of grace bringing a child toward an intimate union with Christ drawing upon the reality of sin and the grace found in the sacraments of Baptism and the Holy Eucharist.
A central theme of The Diamond Castle is that Jesus Christ is the King in The Diamond Castle and thus our castle must be clean in order for the King’s glory to radiate from within you, and out to others. The Diamond Castle truly is a majestic journey with our Lord.”
— Marlon De La Torre, MA, MEd. Author of Screwtape Teaches the Faith: A Guide for Catechists Director of Catechist Formation and Children's Catechesis Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth