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John of the Cross – The Dark Night of the Soul – Book 1 – Chapter 2

[Some of the imperfections of pride possessed by beginners.] 1. These beginners feel so fervent and diligent in their spiritual exercises and undertakings that a certain kind of secret pride is generated in them that begets a complacency with themselves … Continue reading Continue reading

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A Short and Easy Method of Prayer – Chapter 18

Of Defects or Infirmities Should we either wander among externals, or sink into dissipation, or commit a fault, we must instantly turn inwards; for having departed thereby from our God, we should as soon as possible return again unto Him, … Continue reading Continue reading

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