Prayer of Quiet: 30 Days w/ Teresa of Avila Day 27 Pt 1

The Prayer of Quiet
30 Days with Teresa of Avila
Day 27, Part 1 Reflections
Divine Intimacy Radio

St. Teresa continues her discussion with her brother, Lorenzo, on physical mortification and addresses his questions about transitioning into contemplative prayer. Dan and Melissa discuss “the prayer of quiet” and confronting temptations as they reflect on letters from St. Teresa in the book 30 Days with Teresa of Avila.

Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • What is “the discipline” and why is it used?30DaysWithTeresaOfAvila
  • How much physical mortification is too much?
  • The role of the Holy Spirit in physical ascetical practices.
  • What is “the prayer of quiet”?
  • How does a devout soul transition into contemplative prayer?
  • Recognizing an increase in holiness within the soul.
  • Addressing temptations during prayer as advised by St. Ignatius.


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