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November 1, 2021

The Dark Night of the Soul

Part 5 of 5

This is the fourth major work of St John, even though scholars say it is a continuation and completion of his earlier work, the Ascent of Mount Carmel.… More

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St John of the Cross – Part 4 of 5

The Ascent of Mount Carmel

There are three components to the Ascent: the sketch of the Mountain, which is a drawing by St John, with explanatory notes; secondly, the poem of eight stanzas; and the commentary on the poem, which consists of three books.… More

St John of the Cross

The Living Flame of Love

Part 3 of 5

The next major work of St John of the Cross and his last, is called The Living Flame of Love, a poem, only twenty-four lines long, and his commentary.… More

The Empty Chair Exercise

rom Sadhana,
A  Way to God,
By Fr Anthony de Mello SJ (1931-1987)

I developed this exercise as a result of hearing the story of a priest who went to visit a patient in his home.… More

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