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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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The Trinity and the Seventh Mansions of the Interior Castle: Part II

Jesus answered him, “Those who love me will keep my word, and my Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them.” John 14.23 But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my

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The Trinity and the Interior Castle

Teresa of Avila: Seventh Mansions: Chapter One They who have my commandments and keep them are those who love me; and those who love me will be loved by my Father, and I will love them and reveal myself to

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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.) Teresa’s perspective

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A Tour of the Interior Castle (1)

This post has been updated: Click here. Navigating the Interior Castle (as a book and as a metaphor for our soul) can be challenging. I like to give an occasional outline to give the reader and myself some sort of

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