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The Authenticity of Our Spiritual Experiences

Photo Copyright: Marie-Lan Nguyen / Wikimedia Commons  I noted this short video about the Bernini sculpture in my last post. If you haven’t seen it yet, I would encourage you to watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKcJvjP9zgY  (Kahn Academy with Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven

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Posted in 6th Mansions - Chapter 2

A Higher Flight

Summary: Sixth Mansions – Chapter One We learned about many exterior and interior trials in Chapter One of the Sixth Mansions. The first exterior trial comes from The Critics. Critics inflict damage through criticism, gossip, contempt, and lying. The second trial

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Posted in 6th Mansions - Chapter 2

Pain and Suffering

The Lord is also in the habit of sending the most grievous infirmities. This is a much greater trial, especially if the pains are severe; in some ways, when they are very acute, I think they are the greatest earthly

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Posted in 6th Mansions - Chapter 1

Trials and Suffering

Ah, Lord! What trials begin afresh for this soul! Who would think such a thing possible after it had received so signal a favor? But, after all, we must bear crosses in one way or another for as long as

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Posted in 5th Mansions - Chapter 2