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Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Book Two Teresa begins this chapter with, “Now then, let us deal with the divine and spiritual marriage”. The Interior Castle uses metaphors related to marriage and sexuality to help us understand the intimacy

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The Room

The Presence of the Trinity: Part III The Constant Presence of the Trinity In the previous post Teresa of Avila talked about the continual presence of the Trinity in our soul in contrast to the intermittent presence of the Trinity

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The Trinity and the Seventh Mansions of the Interior Castle: Part II

Jesus answered him, “Those who love me will keep my word, and my Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them.” John 14.23 But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my

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The Trinity and the Interior Castle

Teresa of Avila: Seventh Mansions: Chapter One They who have my commandments and keep them are those who love me; and those who love me will be loved by my Father, and I will love them and reveal myself to

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The Answer is Obvious

Let us take special care, Sisters, to beg this mercy of him and not be careless, for it is a most generous alms to pray for those who are in mortal sin. Suppose we were to see a Christian with

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