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Simplicity

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Chapter Four The Interior Castle¬†is a book about prayer and the intimacy we can have with Jesus Christ (“Spiritual Marriage”). The details of ascetic and mystical prayer can be complex theology. Therefore, Teresa

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Posted in 7th Mansions - Chapter 4

Stepping Out of the Boat

Interior Castle Sixth Mansions: Chapter Four Most of us have two belief systems. The first is what we believe we believe. This drives most our conversations, teaching, ideology, writing, and outward judgments of others. This is also what we believe the

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Posted in 6th Mansions - Chapter 4

Rule-Bound: Part I

[C]oncerning souls that have entered the third Mansions . . . they are most desirous not to offend His Majesty; they avoid committing even venial sins; they love doing penance, they spend hours in recollection; they use their time well;

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Posted in 3rd Mansions - Chapter 1