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Blessings

Thus you will understand how important it is for you not to impede your Spouse’s celebration of this spiritual marriage with your souls, since this marriage brings so many blessings, as you will see.  (Teresa of Avila) As we enter

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Seventh Mansions

Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Chapter One So God created humankind in his image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.  (Genesis 1.27) On that day you will know that I am in my Father, and

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Tour of the Interior Castle

For an updated Tour of the Interior Castle: Click Here   A Tour of the Interior Castle Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Summary – Mansions One through Six. Even those devoting much of their life to studying spiritual literature find

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Posted in Summaries

Suffering

Teresa of Avila Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Eleven We can be afflicted with suffering from a number of sources. Suffering can come through ordinary life. Being alive involves risk. Being fully alive requires even more risk. The outcome of calculated

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Posted in 6th Mansions - Chapter 11

“Just As I AM” Just Wasn’t Good Enough

Just as I am, though tossed about  with many a conflict, many a doubt,  fightings and fears within, without,  O Lamb of God, I come, I come.  Bruce attended a fundamentalist Christian college. He was dedicated to God, but endured

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