Category Archives: Human spirit

#18 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

Why is the divine light that leads to divine union called by the soul the Dark Night?  The clearer and more manifest are divine things in themselves, the darker and more hidden are they to the soul naturally; just as, … Continue reading

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#6 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

G L U T T O N Y 6/40 …part 1 of 2 Many of us are lured by the sweetness and pleasure in spiritual exercises, but strive more after the sweetness than the purity and discretion that God regards … Continue reading

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#5 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

A N G E R 5/40 When our desire to gain tangible benefits from the regiments of our spiritual disciplines comes to an end, or is unmet with immediate or continued delight then we naturally become embittered and bear a … Continue reading

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#4 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

L U S T 4/40 Lust is the desire to benefit self at the expense of other, because lust desires to get.  Love desires to benefit others at the expense of self, because love desires to give.  -Dr Edwin Louis … Continue reading

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#2 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

The next seven chapters are to engage “beginners” of this Dark Night of the Soul to look at their imperfections through the seven deadly sins…Pride, Greed, Lust, Anger, Gluttony, Envy, Sloth.   2/40 P R I D E We may … Continue reading

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#1 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

Once upon a time on a Dark Night…I would understand if you did not want to read on. A Classic by St. John of the Cross (1542-1591).  It is an excursion of the soul on the path of being led … Continue reading

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Recalled to Life

Morning is coming. His voice will awaken the dawn. The underground cities of the dead will be recalled to life. Time will die and the eternity that was sealed up in our hearts will be endless. We will learn to … Continue reading

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