Monthly Archives: October 2015

Imaginative Visions: Part Five

Teresa compares the Imaginative Vision to Paul’s experience on the Damascus Road.┬áThe first thing we notice is the suddenness of the Vision followed by immediate peace and calm. The soul also receives instruction or revelation directly from the Lord. Teresa

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Imaginative Visions: Part Four

Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Nine Imaginative Visions: Part Four We continue our discussion about Imaginative Visions. In an Imaginative Vision God reveals himself suddenly and only for a brief period of time. Yet, we can describe these visions in

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A Streak of Lightning

Imaginative Visions: Part Three Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Nine We carry with us the invisible presence and power of God. But sometimes God reveals Himself suddenly, for a brief time, in the form of an Imaginative Vision. Teresa gives

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Imaginative Visions: Part Two

Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Nine According to Teresa of Avila, Imaginary Visions present a “more profitable” vision than anything we’ve seen up to this point. But, the devil will “interfere more frequently” with these types of visions. This leaves

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