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Spend the Afternoon

Spend the afternoon. You can’t take it with you. (Annie Dillard) I only have a handful of books I would deem “my favorites”. Near the top sits Annie Dillard’s Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. Here are a couple paragraphs – slightly

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Judging Others (Intellectual Visions: Part Six)

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Eight An Intellectual Vision can transform a person’s life. But, this can lead the recipient of the vision or others to believe the recipient “is better than the others” because of the

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The Great Light of the Dark Night

Interior Trials: Part VI We cannot avoid or conquer the “Dark Night of the Soul”. We rely on our spiritual routines to no avail. Prayer provides little comfort. Mediation is nearly impossible. “Solitude is even worse” — although we also

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