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Navigating Through Distorted Spirituality

Navigating Through Distorted Spirituality Imaginative Visions: Part Seven  There are many quality churches and effective spiritual leaders. But some churches distort spiritual work. Some appeal to popular taste to create cash flow or feed egos. Some give the devil space

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Discernment (Imaginative Visions: Part Six)

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Nine Imaginative Visions: Discernment for Spiritual Guides When a spiritual guide hears about a vision, she may be concerned about the source of the vision. Did it come from God? Did it

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Imaginative Visions: Part Five

Teresa compares the Imaginative Vision to Paul’s experience on the Damascus Road.¬†The first thing we notice is the suddenness of the Vision followed by immediate peace and calm. The soul also receives instruction or revelation directly from the Lord. Teresa

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Imaginative Visions: Part Four

Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Nine Imaginative Visions: Part Four We continue our discussion about Imaginative Visions. In an Imaginative Vision God reveals himself suddenly and only for a brief period of time. Yet, we can describe these visions in

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A Streak of Lightning

Imaginative Visions: Part Three Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Nine We carry with us the invisible presence and power of God. But sometimes God reveals Himself suddenly, for a brief time, in the form of an Imaginative Vision. Teresa gives

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