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María de Ágreda
“The sea is an astonishing creature ...”
“... my heart never delighted in earthly things, for they did not fill the emptiness in my spirit. For this reason, the world died for me in my youngest years, before I really came to know it.”
María de Ágreda, Spanish nun, writer, mystical bilocator
(1602 - 1665)
Full name: María Fernández Coronel y Arana, Abbess of Ágreda; in religious life, she was known as Sor María de Jesús de Ágreda; popular culture dubbed her the Lady in Blue and the Blue Nun.