Category Archives: Spiritual Cardiology

#13 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

The benefits which this Dark Night causes in the soul.  It appears that blessings are being taken away rather than being given.  God is now taking us from our swaddling clothes, setting us down from his arms and making us … Continue reading

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#12 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

The enkindling of love is not as a rule felt at first, because it has not begun to take hold upon the soul.  The soul feels that this thirst of love is a living thirst.  It is not continuous, but … Continue reading

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#11 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

One of the traumatic impacts of the Dark Night is the fear of being lost on the road, thinking that all spiritual blessing is over and that God has abandoned us.  The experience of both heart and mind is to … Continue reading

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#10 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

One of the telltale signs that one may believe that he is experiencing a severe purging is that the memory ordinarily centered upon God, now finds itself without sweetness in the things of God. However, this does not come from … Continue reading

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#9 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

The Dark Night is contemplation and produces two kinds of purging: sensual and spiritual in order to be made ready for the divine union of love with God. The night of sense is common and comes to many.  The night … Continue reading

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#8 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

E N V Y   &   S L O T H 8/40 ENVY…The experience of displeasure at the spiritual good of others so that we would prefer not to hear others praised and in fact cannot refrain from contradicting … Continue reading

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#7 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

G L U T T O N Y 7/40 …part 2/2 In part one we saw the pride of those (ME!) who relish in their gluttony in spiritual ways. Seeking to go to extremes and beyond moderation and the counsel … Continue reading

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