Though not her purpose so to show, it is clear that one cannot have the life unless one is a Catholic. That is because one must be in a state of grace and reconciled to the Church. When one falls out of a state of grace, confession restores it, but non-Catholics do not have this sacrament. Find your way into the Church and begin this long process of the interior soul.
She even talks about leaving her father’s house, a tie too strong for me, for religious life, or a lesson given to me. She speaks of people laughing at her, and of someone willing to suffer death many times for another.
Her writing style consists of long, complex sentences, a style I favor, a style my editors said a modern audience cannot suffer.