Meditation, a matter of life and death …

A Matter of Life and Death: What Meditation is! From St Teresa of Avila
Meditation, A Matter of Life and Death…

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A Matter of Life and Death: What Meditation is! From St Teresa of Avila
A Matter of Life and Death: What Meditation is! From St Teresa of Avila

“Meditation is the basis for acquiring all the virtues, and to undertake it is a matter of life and death for all Christians.”

from St. Teresa of Avila
(St. Teresa of Jesus)
Mystic, Carmelite Reformer, and Doctor of the Church: Doctor of Prayer. Her thought, and the mysticism in her works has had a tremendous influence on many theologians throughout the centuries.

From The Way of Perfection, Chapter 16

Art: Teresa of Avila, François Gérard, 1827, PD-US, author’s life plus 100 years or less, Wikimedia Commons.

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