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Calm in the Chaos

As we increase our skills in any endeavor, we’re typically handed more challenges. This is true in leadership: You succeed and your manager gives you additional opportunities and challenges. You perform well in sports and you may draw a more

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All You Need is Love

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Chapter Four Love is all you need. (The Beatles) I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By

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How Power Works

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Chapter Four When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they seem invincible,

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Why Am I in Pain?

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Chapter Four “For sometimes our Lord leaves these individuals in their natural state, and then it seems all the poisonous creatures from the outskirts and other dwelling places of this castle band together

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Contemplation and Service

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Chapter Four Teresa of Avila divides The Interior Castle into “Seven Mansions” with subdivisions totaling 27 chapters. (For a detailed summary – see A Tour of the Interior Castle.) We’re currently studying the Seventh

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