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Dust in the Eyes

Oh, human blindness! How long, how long shall it be before this dust is removed from our eyes? For although, as far as we ourselves are concerned, it seems not to be bad enough to blind us altogether, I can

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Posted in 6th Mansions - Chapter 4

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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Posted in Summaries

Cheap Food, Cheap Art, and Cheap Ministry

Interior Trials: Part I Let us begin with the torture which it costs us to have to do with a confessor [spiritual guide] so scrupulous and inexperienced that he thinks nothing is safe: he is afraid of everything, and doubtful

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Imagination and Ambition

I like the way in which some souls, when they are at prayer, think that, for Gods sake, they would be glad if they could be humbled and put to open shame–and then try to conceal quite a slight failure.

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Posted in 5th Mansions - Chapter 3

The Pursuit of Perfection

What do you suppose His will is, daughters? That we should be altogether perfect, and be one with Him and with the Father, as in His Majesty’s prayer. Consider what a long way we are from attaining this. I assure

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Posted in 5th Mansions - Chapter 3