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The Weak-Minded

“These aren’t the droids you’re looking for.” (Obi-Wan Kenobi: Star Wars) “There may also be some who are so weak in intellect and imagination . . . they believe they actually see all they imagine. This is highly dangerous”. (Teresa of

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Prayer of Recollection: Part One

The next section of the Interior Castle covers the Prayer of Recollection. To better understand the Prayer of Recollection we should see it in the context of the rest of the book. Let’s begin by separating prayer into two categories:

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Illumination

He leads (the soul) into a state of absorption, in which, without knowing how, it is much better instructed than it could ever be as a result of it’s own efforts . . . .” (Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Fourth

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