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How to Conquer the World

Teresa of Avila: The Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Chapter Three What surprises me most of all now is that they have just as great a desire to serve him and that through them he be praised and that they may

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Posted in 7th Mansions - Chapter 3

A Different Perspective on Booing

“It is only a comparison–so long as we are buried in the wretchedness of our earthly nature these streams of ours will never disengage themselves from the slough of cowardice, pusillanimity, and fear. We shall always be glancing around and

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Posted in 1st Mansions - Chapter 2

Self-Knowledge (Part I)

I do not know if I have explained this clearly: self-knowledge is so important that, even if you were raised right up to the heavens, I should like you never to relax your cultivation of it; so long as we

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Posted in 1st Mansions - Chapter 2, Spiritual Warfare