Tag Archives: purging

#20 – Dark Night of the Soul – LENT 2018

The Divine assails the soul in order to renew it and thus make it divine and stripping it of the habitual affections and attachments that it so easily clings to.  The purging makes the soul feel as though it is … 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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#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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