“This endless, ongoing, ever-expanding bliss planned for us by God from the beginning is the measure of the ‘height and depth, the length and breadth’ of his love for us that surpasses the understanding.” David John Torkington resumes his mini-course on prayer today.
What can a stage teach us about the spiritual life?
David Torkington shares ten signs that one is entering the Mystic Way of Prayer, based on the teachings of St. John of the Cross.
Passing through our own darkness is part of the journey to union with God. David Torkington leads us through an explanation of this purgation.
David Torkington explains how the dark nights serve to surface hidden sins and purify our souls of inclinations we may not have even been aware of.
David Torkington explains how The Interior Castle helped him to understand his early experiences of mystical prayer.
David Torkington expounds on his discovery of St. John of the Cross, the experience of dark contemplation, and a new, gradual dawning in prayer.
David Torkington reflects on his early experiences of prayer and the importance of seeking God for God alone and not for his consolations.
David Torkington shares his powerful personal story of moving through the first stages of prayer.
David Torkington encourages us to persevere in prayer, even in the dry times, for that is the only path into contemplation.