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Tour of the Interior Castle

For an updated Tour of the Interior Castle: Click Here   A Tour of the Interior Castle Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Summary – Mansions One through Six. Even those devoting much of their life to studying spiritual literature find

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Posted in Summaries

Imaginative Visions: Part Two

Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Nine According to Teresa of Avila, Imaginary Visions present a “more profitable” vision than anything we’ve seen up to this point. But, the devil will “interfere more frequently” with these types of visions. This leaves

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Posted in 6th Mansions - Chapter 9

A Tour of the Interior Castle

For an Updated Tour of the Interior Castle: Click Here Teresa of Avila’s Interior Castle is on several lists of “great books”. It’s included in Notre Dame’s Great Books seminars. Eugene Peterson lists it as one the “basics” of spiritual

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Sorrow for Sin: Part Two

You desire truth in the inward being;      therefore teach me wisdom in my           secret heart. (Psalm 51) We’ve eliminated overt sin from our life. We’re unaware of any significant internal sin. But our

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Posted in 6th Mansions - Chapter 7

Why We’re Unhappy

[Our] Lord sometimes gives the soul feelings of jubilation and a strange prayer it doesn’t understand. (Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Six) These people aren’t drunk as some of you suspect. They haven’t had time to get drunk—it’s only nine

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Posted in 6th Mansions - Chapter 6