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The Now!

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Book Three When we reach the Seventh Mansions of the Interior Castle, God reduces or eliminates spiritual raptures and ecstasy. Teresa says, “I am amazed as well to see that when the soul

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20,000

This blog is small by blogging standards. But, I didn’t expect my observations about the writings of a 16th century Carmelite nun to generate a lot of mainstream interest. Nevertheless, I have now reached 20,000 views for this blog. There

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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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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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