Monthly Archives: June 2014

Silkworms and Butterflies

You will have heard of the wonderful way in which silk is made–a way which no one could invent but God–and how it comes from a kind of seed which looks like tiny peppercorns . . . When the warm

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Posted in 5th Mansions - Chapter 2, Stories and Parables

Authenticating Our Mystical Experiences: Certitude

God implants Himself in the interior of that soul in such a way that, when it returns to itself, it cannot possibly doubt that God has been in it and it has been in God; so firmly does this truth

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Half-Learned Spiritual Guides

Of this I have the fullest experience; and I have also experience of timid, half-learned men whose shortcomings have cost me very dear. At any rate, my own opinion is that anyone who does not believe that God can do

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