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Castles in the Air

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Seventh Mansions: Book Four Teresa of Avila’s accomplishments are impressive. She was a great theologian, a reformer in the church, and a prolific author which included writing one of the classic books of Christianity. About

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Flight of the Spirit: Imaginative Visions

Flight of the Spirit: Part 3 Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Five Teresa continues discussing the “flight of the spirit“. She also calls this the “sudden transport of the spirit”. When the spirit is transported, “the soul really seems to

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Act Now. Speak Later.

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Chapter Four Intellectual Visions An Intellectual Vision leaves a powerful impression in the “depths of the soul” but the actual event eludes description. The content of the Intellectual Vision is also much larger than the

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