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A Final Tour of the Interior Castle

I have completed blogging through the Interior Castle. I still plan to revise and organize this site along with occasionally adding new material. Attached is a summary of the book with links to key subjects and sections.  Teresa of Avila: A

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A Tour of the Interior Castle*

A Tour of the Interior Castle Teresa of Avila: A Summary of the Interior Castle Even those devoting much of their life to studying spiritual literature find the Interior Castle a complex book. Richard Foster, author of the classic spiritual formation book Celebration of

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Spiritual Greed

Teresa of Avila: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Nine Imaginative Visions: Part Eight Be on your guard against all kinds of greed. (Jesus) The habit of having to have things we don’t need, is likely greed. Greed can also infest our spiritual lives.

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Navigating Through Distorted Spirituality

Navigating Through Distorted Spirituality Imaginative Visions: Part Seven  There are many quality churches and effective spiritual leaders. But some churches distort spiritual work. Some appeal to popular taste to create cash flow or feed egos. Some give the devil space

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Discernment (Imaginative Visions: Part Six)

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Nine Imaginative Visions: Discernment for Spiritual Guides When a spiritual guide hears about a vision, she may be concerned about the source of the vision. Did it come from God? Did it

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