The spiritual director of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque has some profound insights.
Claude was a Jesuit priest in the 17th century who was appointed the spiritual director for the Visitation Sisters in Paray-le-Monial, France. It was there that he met St. Margaret and would give her spiritual direction throughout the years when she experienced visions of Jesus.
Personally he had a deep spiritual life and a similar love of Jesus’ Sacred Heart, a spirituality that he would try to foster among others.
Many of his profound spiritual insights were compiled in a book entitled, The Spiritual Direction of Saint Claude de la Colombière, and reveal simple tips that anyone can follow. Below are a few tips regarding prayer.