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A Tour of the Interior Castle

A Tour of the Interior Castle Teresa of Avila: The Interior Castle Even those devoting much of their life to studying spiritual literature find the Interior Castle a complex book. Richard Foster, founder of Renovare and author of the classic spiritual formation book Celebration of Discipline said, “For

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Spiritual Experiences with Substance

Teresa uses the marriage customs of her day to explain Unitive Prayer (i.e. becoming one with Him). This includes: Brief Meetings: A brief time in which we see our future Spouse. (Fifth Mansion) Betrothal Period: The promise to marry and learning to love

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A Tour of the Interior Castle (1)

This post has been updated: Click here. Navigating the Interior Castle (as a book and as a metaphor for our soul) can be challenging. I like to give an occasional outline to give the reader and myself some sort of

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