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All You Need is Love

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Chapter Four Love is all you need. (The Beatles) I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By

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How Power Works

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Chapter Four When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they seem invincible,

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The One I Will Become

Teresa of Avila: The Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Chapter Four It benefits me little to be alone making acts of devotion to our Lord, proposing and promising to do wonders in his service, if I then go away and when

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Simplicity

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Chapter Four The Interior Castle is a book about prayer and the intimacy we can have with Jesus Christ (“Spiritual Marriage”). The details of ascetic and mystical prayer can be complex theology. Therefore, Teresa

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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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