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Embrace the cross with the Doctor of the Soul

Elizabeth Ruth Obbard continues her retelling of The Interior Castle by St Teresa of Avila

Now it is time to think about those people who enter the second mansion, those who have already begun to practise prayer on a regular basis, and hear the voice of the Good Shepherd speaking within them. If they cannot do his will immediately at least they are conscious of his call and its sweetness.

God doesn't speak with us directlyat this point. Rather, God speaks to us through the conversation of good friends, through sermons, through reading good books, and other indirect ...

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Grey beard — but no loon

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How about trying the politics of love?

Relationships, not strong leadership, should be at the heart of political life, argues Justin Lewis-Anthony  Read More

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