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Great Detachment

Great Detachment Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Chapter Three In the Seventh Mansions, we are at the center of the Interior Castle (our souls). This is where the King resides. This is where the most intimate exchanges take

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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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Tour of the Interior Castle

For an updated Tour of the Interior Castle: Click Here   A Tour of the Interior Castle Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Summary – Mansions One through Six. Even those devoting much of their life to studying spiritual literature find

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A Tour of the Interior Castle

For an Updated Tour of the Interior Castle: Click Here Teresa of Avila’s Interior Castle is on several lists of “great books”. It’s included in Notre Dame’s Great Books seminars. Eugene Peterson lists it as one the “basics” of spiritual

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Stalled

Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Seven We reach a level spiritual maturity and then stall. We try hard. We desire to move forward in love, but progress is limited or non-existent. Teresa says, “The soul is desirous of employing itself wholly

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