30 Days with Teresa of Avila
Day 23 Reflections
Divine Intimacy Radio
St. Teresa diagnoses a spiritual warfare attack of the devil on a fellow nun. Join Dan and Melissa as they discuss St. Teresa’s advice to this nun in a letter from the book 30 Days with Teresa of Avila.
Topics/Questions covered in the show:
- How does the devil attack us through temptation?
- St. Teresa diagnoses the cause of another nun’s personal struggles.
- Does St. Teresa contradict St. Ignatius’ Rules for Discerning of Spirits?
- How can we resist attacks from the enemy?
- “Breaking the silence” to fight the devil.
- Overcoming trials by serving others.
- Advice to avoid misusing the teachings of the saints.
- Why does spiritual progress increase the need for good spiritual direction?
- 30 Days with Teresa of Avila – Dan Burke and Anthony Lilles
- EWTN Religious Catalogue – Online
- 1 Corinthians 10:13 – USCCB Bible link “God is faithful and will not let you be tried beyond your strength…”
- 1 Peter 5:8-9 -USCCB Bible link of the verse found in Tuesday’s Night Prayer of the Liturgy of the Hours “Stay sober and alert…”
- James 4:7 – USCCB Bible link “Resist the devil and he will flee from you.”
- The Discernment of Spirits – An Ignatian Guide for Everyday Living – Fr. Timothy M. Gallagher, O.M.V. (Oblate of the Virgin Mary)
- 14 Rules for Discerning of Spirits – Text from St. Ignatius with links to podcasts by Fr. Timothy Gallagher
- Divine Office – Liturgy of the Hours – Online
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