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.
Love is a lightning rod, says David Torkington, igniting a life of contemplative prayer.
The heresy of Quietism ravaged the Church in the 17th-century, but its fallout continues to the present day.