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The Second Sign a Direct Message Comes from God

Interior Castle – Sixth Mansions – Chapter 3 The Second Sign a Direct Message Comes from God In prior posts, we learned direct messages/personal revelation can come from God. Teresa says  these “locutions” must align with the scriptures. She also says

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Surrender

That soul has now delivered itself into His hands and His great love has so completely subdued it that it neither knows nor desires anything save that God shall do with it what He wills. Never, I think, will God

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Posted in 5th Mansions - Chapter 2

Manufacturing Spiritual Experiences

When His Majesty wishes the working of the understanding to cease, He employs it in another manner, and illumines the soul’s knowledge to so much higher a degree than any we can ourselves attain that He leads it into a

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Posted in 4th Mansions - Chapter 3

Discipline and Spontaneity

I cannot believe in the efficacy of human activity in matters where His Majesty appears to have set a limit to it and to have been pleased to reserve action for Himself. (Teresa of Avila: Fourth Mansions: Chapter Three) We do things.

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Listening: Part Two

Seek silence. Listen for your inner voice. Absorb the impressions of the Spirit. If you can’t find the truth within, you will not find the truth without.

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Posted in 4th Mansions - Chapter 3