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20,000

This blog is small by blogging standards. But, I didn’t expect my observations about the writings of a 16th century Carmelite nun to generate a lot of mainstream interest. Nevertheless, I have now reached 20,000 views for this blog. There

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A Tour of the Interior Castle

A Tour of the Interior Castle Teresa of Avila: The Interior Castle Even those devoting much of their life to studying spiritual literature find the Interior Castle a complex book. Richard Foster, founder of Renovare and author of the classic spiritual formation book Celebration of Discipline said, “For

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Christ Living in Us

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Chapter Two “But anyone united to the Lord becomes one spirit with him.”  (I Corinthians 6.17) We’ve completed Chapter One of the Seventh Mansions of the Interior Castle where Teresa of Avila writes

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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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