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The Sword

Much of our thinking revolves around a work and reward system.  If I work hard, I’m rewarded. If I don’t work hard, I deal with the consequences. We generally believe the work/reward system governs life – or should. If the

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Posted in 7th Mansions - Chapter 4

Should I Worry About Sin?

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Book Four Background Discussions about sin can cause various reactions. Some intuitively recognize there should be appropriate guilt for doing something wrong (e.g. immoral, unjust, unfair). But, for others, the word “sin” surfaces a

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Posted in 7th Mansions - Chapter 4

Truth

I have no greater joy than this, to hear that my children are walking in the truth. (3 John) Immersed in Truth An Intellectual Vision immerses us in truth. It reveals previously hidden insights about God, the world, and self. This

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Posted in 6th Mansions - Chapter 10

God’s Presence: Part Two

Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Ten One God and Father of all, who is above all and through all and in all. (Ephesians 4) God Lives in Us. We Live in God In the previous post we revisited a major

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