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Cross section of Rejection

The numbing sting of personal worthlessness through rejection is insanely real to my human psyche, but so also is the perpetual undying hope of the divine acceptance hidden away in the cocoon of transformation. Advertisements

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#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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#17 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

For those whose spiritual good is superficial and readily affected by sense, they fall into greater difficulties and dangers. I have seen this repeatedly over the years and it has almost always resulted in tragic consequences personally, emotionally, mentally, maritally … Continue reading

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#16 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

Now we begin the long ascent up the high mountain of the Dark Night of the SPIRIT… As with nearly all mountain hiking there are innumerable switchbacks that seemingly are getting us going nowhere fast. Yet after we have a … Continue reading

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#15 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

When this house of sensuality is now at rest…mortified-its passions being quenched and its desires put to rest by means of this blessed night of purging.  Then the soul goes forth to set out upon the road and the way … Continue reading

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#14 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

Another of the benefits of the Dark Night is the perpetual or habitual readiness and awareness of God. In one of the very earliest training workshops led by Fr. Keating, a nun tried out her first twenty-minute taste of Centering … Continue reading

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#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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