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A Final Tour of the Interior Castle

I have completed blogging through the Interior Castle. I still plan to revise and organize this site along with occasionally adding new material. Attached is a summary of the book with links to key subjects and sections.  Teresa of Avila: A

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Posted in Summaries

A Tour of the Interior Castle*

A Tour of the Interior Castle Teresa of Avila: A Summary of the Interior Castle Even those devoting much of their life to studying spiritual literature find the Interior Castle a complex book. Richard Foster, author of the classic spiritual formation book Celebration of

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Christ Living in Us

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Chapter Two “But anyone united to the Lord becomes one spirit with him.”  (I Corinthians 6.17) We’ve completed Chapter One of the Seventh Mansions of the Interior Castle where Teresa of Avila writes

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Posted in 7th Mansions - Chapter 2

The Room

The Presence of the Trinity: Part III The Constant Presence of the Trinity In the previous post Teresa of Avila talked about the continual presence of the Trinity in our soul in contrast to the intermittent presence of the Trinity

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Posted in 7th Mansions - Chapter 1

Meditate. On What?

I am the way, and the truth, and the life. (Jesus) The ways Jesus goes about loving and saving the world are personal: nothing disembodied, nothing abstract, nothing impersonal. Incarnate, flesh and blood, relational, particular, local. (Eugene Peterson: The Jesus

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Posted in 6th Mansions - Chapter 7