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John of the Cross – The Dark Night of the Soul – Book 1 – Chapter 4

[The imperfections of lust, the third capital vice, usually found in beginners.] 1. A number of these beginners have many more imperfections in each vice than those I am mentioning. But to avoid prolixity, I am omitting them and touching … Continue reading Continue reading

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A Short and Easy Method of Prayer – Chapter 23

To Pastors and Teachers If all who laboured for the conversion of others were to introduce them immediately into Prayer and the Interior Life, and make it their main design to gain and win over the heart, numberless as well … Continue reading Continue reading

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