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Death of the Butterfly: Part I

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Chapter Three Earlier in the Interior Castle we saw the¬†Death of the Silkworm¬†and its transformation into a butterfly (moth): “You must have already heard about his marvels manifested in the way silk originates,

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Posted in 7th Mansions - Chapter 3

Silkworms and Butterflies

You will have heard of the wonderful way in which silk is made–a way which no one could invent but God–and how it comes from a kind of seed which looks like tiny peppercorns . . . When the warm

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Posted in 5th Mansions - Chapter 2, Stories and Parables