Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Scrupulous Spiritual Guide

Interior Trials: Part II Let us begin with the torture which it costs us to have to do with a confessor so scrupulous and inexperienced that he thinks nothing is safe: he is afraid of everything, and doubtful about everything,

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Cheap Food, Cheap Art, and Cheap Ministry

Interior Trials: Part I Let us begin with the torture which it costs us to have to do with a confessor [spiritual guide] so scrupulous and inexperienced that he thinks nothing is safe: he is afraid of everything, and doubtful

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Pain and Suffering

The Lord is also in the habit of sending the most grievous infirmities. This is a much greater trial, especially if the pains are severe; in some ways, when they are very acute, I think they are the greatest earthly

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The Trial of Praise

You will tell me that there are also those who speak well of one. But oh, daughters, how few there are who believe the good things they say by comparison with the many who dislike us! In any case, to

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Highlights

Here are some of the most read posts on this blog: Most read in the past 30 days: Spiritual Progress Most read in the past 90 days: Are You Tired of the Fighting? Most read all time: The Problem with Spiritual Maturity I

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