Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Chaos of our Thoughts – Part Two

Just as we cannot stop the movement of the heavens, revolving as they do with such speed, so we cannot restrain our thought. And then we send all the faculties of the soul after it, thinking we are lost, and

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The Chaos of our Thoughts: Part One

I only want you to be warned that, if you would progress a long way on this road and ascend to the Mansions of your desire, the most important thing is not to think much, but to love much; do,

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The Enlargement of the Heart: A Story

I saw a light from heaven, brighter than the sun, shining around me and my companions. (Acts 26) The pivots on the thresholds shook at the voices of those who called, and the house filled with smoke. (Isaiah 6) Their

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Spiritual Sweetness and Spiritual Consolations

To put it briefly, worldly joys (spiritual sweetness) have their source in our own nature and end in God, whereas spiritual consolations have their source in God, but we experience them in a natural way . . . .  (Teresa

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