St. John of the Cross- Dark Night of the Soul

St. John of the Cross- Dark Night of the Soul “Those of you who find yourselves in this predicament need to comfort yourselves. Patiently persevere and do not let yourselves get upset. Trust in God, who does not abandon those who seek him with a simple and righteous heart. He will not neglect to give... Continue Reading →

Interior Castle of St. Teresa of Avila: Mansion Seven Beauty

Interior Castle of St. Teresa of Avila: Mansion Seven Beauty “I began to think of the soul as if it were a castle made of a single diamond.” St.Teresa of Avila, The Interior Castle The Soul.  We each possess a soul made in the image and likeness of God.  The Castle metaphor. Envision your soul... Continue Reading →

The Calling

The Calling by Mirabai Starr (excerpts) Inspired by Teresa of Avila Interior Castle This magnificent refuge is inside you. Enter. Shatter the darkness that shrouds the doorway. Listen. The One you love is calling. Listen. His call is flute music. Far away. Be brave, and walk through the country of your own wild heart. Be... Continue Reading →

Reflections on The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila

Reflections on The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila “God always loves me right where I am right now. I seek to slow down so that I may gain self-knowledge of the subtle love acts from God.” “To sit still (in solitude) is to bear witness to the world that there is no other... Continue Reading →

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