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The Weak-Minded

“These aren’t the droids you’re looking for.” (Obi-Wan Kenobi: Star Wars) “There may also be some who are so weak in intellect and imagination . . . they believe they actually see all they imagine. This is highly dangerous”. (Teresa of

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Spiritual Addiction

So they get it into their heads that it is ‘arrobamiento’, or rapture. But I call it ‘ababamiento’, foolishness; for they are doing nothing but wasting their time at it and ruining their health . . . I believe the

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Are You a Spiritual Warfare Target?

I am aware how much ground there is for fear about this, and I have been very much grieved by certain people I know, in whom I have seen what I am describing; they have left Him Who in His

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Mystical Prayer Outcomes

I run in the way of your commandments, because you enlarge my understanding. (Psalm 119.32) It is clear that a dilation or enlargement of the soul takes place, as if the water proceeding from the spring had no means of running

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Manufacturing Spiritual Experiences

When His Majesty wishes the working of the understanding to cease, He employs it in another manner, and illumines the soul’s knowledge to so much higher a degree than any we can ourselves attain that He leads it into a

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