Yearly Archives: 2015

My Favorite Blogs of 2015

I enjoy blogging and appreciate those of you who take the time to read Teresa of Avila Turns 500. But I also benefit from what others publish. When reading blogs, I look for several things: original content, quality of the

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Most Popular Posts in 2015.

Teresa of Avila Turns 500: Most Popular Posts in 2015. A Tour of the Interior Castle: This is an overview of the Interior Castle. I’ve added hyperlinks as a quick reference to various subjects. Intellectual Visions: This post distinguishes an

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Spiritual Greed

Teresa of Avila: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Nine Imaginative Visions: Part Eight Be on your guard against all kinds of greed. (Jesus) The habit of having to have things we don’t need, is likely greed. Greed can also infest our spiritual lives.

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Navigating Through Distorted Spirituality

Navigating Through Distorted Spirituality Imaginative Visions: Part Seven  There are many quality churches and effective spiritual leaders. But some churches distort spiritual work. Some appeal to popular taste to create cash flow or feed egos. Some give the devil space

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Discernment (Imaginative Visions: Part Six)

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Nine Imaginative Visions: Discernment for Spiritual Guides When a spiritual guide hears about a vision, she may be concerned about the source of the vision. Did it come from God? Did it

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