Monthly Archives: April 2011

Chapter 28/Week 28

  I’m sitting in chapter 28 of the Molinos book going “hmm.”  Not a bad “hmm.”  Maybe more like “hmm?”   The first part that talked about four aspects of internal love was pretty neat.  It was something I aspire for, … Continue reading

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Chapter 27/Week 27

“There are four signs by which you may know the inner man:” 1. The will is so trained that it engages in no act of love other than that which is toward God or pertaining to God and His purpose. … Continue reading

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Chapter 26/Week 26

This week Molinos summarizes the elements of inward experiences from God that are eventually found as the contemplative wages war against the self. It is good to remember that dryness and darkness have a pleasant destination. Remember too, that as … Continue reading

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Stuck in Chapter 21

…and hearing from God!  Love the chapter, argue with it.  Burning love.  Have had it, long for it, achingly miss it in the cool seasons of my heart.  I’m sensing a new dimension to the indwelling Spirit.  I’ve always agreed … Continue reading

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Week 25/Chapter 25

This week Molinos touches again on the final stage of the monastic journey: union. To get to union a person must move from an outward encounter of God to an inward communion with God. Molinos describes 3 stages in the inward … Continue reading

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