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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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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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