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Joy and Suffering

Interior Castle: Sixth Mansion: Chapter Eleven Teresa embraces future death. She sees death as welcome and a delay in death as painful. (Of course, she also sees death and the delay in death as something belonging to God’s timing.)┬áTeresa’s perspective

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Spiritual Ecstasy and Suffering

Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Eleven Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink? (Jesus) The last chapter of the Sixth Mansions is about suffering in preparation for entering the Seventh and final Mansions of

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Truth

I have no greater joy than this, to hear that my children are walking in the truth. (3 John) Immersed in Truth An Intellectual Vision immerses us in truth. It reveals previously hidden insights about God, the world, and self. This

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God’s Presence: Part Two

Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Ten One God and Father of all, who is above all and through all and in all. (Ephesians 4) God Lives in Us. We Live in God In the previous post we revisited a major

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God’s Presence: Part One

Infinite Distance. Infinite Nearness. Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Ten In him we live and move and have our being. (Acts 17) The Incomprehensible Beauty of the Soul Let’s return briefly to the first paragraph of the Interior Castle. Teresa

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