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A Short and Easy Method of Prayer – Chapter 20

Of Self-Annihilation Supplication and sacrifice are comprehended in prayer, which, according to S. John, is “an incense, the smoke whereof ascendeth unto God;” therefore it is said in the Apocalypse that “unto the Angel was given much incense, that he … Continue reading Continue reading

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A Short and Easy Method of Prayer – Chapter 19

Of Distractions and Temptations A direct contest and struggle with distractions and temptations rather serves to augment them, and withdraws the soul from that adherence to God, which should ever be its principal occupation. The surest and safest method for … Continue reading Continue reading

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