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#19 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

Because the light and wisdom of this contemplation is most bright and pure, the soul which it assails is dark and impure in relation to the glory and holiness of its presence.  The pain of this impurity is immense as … Continue reading

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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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#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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de Grot – The Cave of the Heart part 1

David is a national hero…he had a yellow ribbon tied around the tree at Jesse’s plantation as he went off to war against the Philistines and their giant, Goliath. He was given a victory parade upon his return and artists … Continue reading

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Why I’d Rather Worship With the Lights On

By J Lee Grady I’m not a traditionalist when it comes to worship. I raise my hands when I sing, and I’ve been known to break out in an African dance when the drums give me the appropriate rhythm—thanks to … Continue reading

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The Candlestick Maker

Vision 1 Christ in the midst of the Churches Within this first vision is a very beautiful picture of Jesus Christ and His Church. Remember we are trying to see what John saw. You have seen, I am sure, pictures … Continue reading

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