David Torkington continues his mini-course on prayer in this post by exploring St. Teresa of Avila’s wisdom regarding how to go forward in prayer (Part 2 of 3).
David Torkington introduces his mini-course on prayer with an essay on God’s unquenchable fire of love and talks about what we have to do to receive it (Part 1 of 3).
From Mystical Premonitions to Contemplation Sometime ago, I was speaking about what I called mystical premonition, or touches of God, when one of the audience asked, “Are we talking about something that is a particularly Christian experience, or does everyone experience God’s touch?” “It’s for everyone,” I replied emphatically. “God loves everyone, not just Christians,
A Night in the Holy Sepulchre Part 3: Afterthoughts I was sitting waiting for my train at Waterloo Station in London feeling sorry for myself. ‘What, oh What?’ I thought, ‘would all that I experienced in the Holy Sepulchre mean to the vast majority of outsiders, who knew little if anything of the Christian faith?’
A Night in the Holy Sepulchre – Part 2: Pentecost Editor’s Note: David Torkington continues his reflection on a night in the Holy Sepulchre which he began in part one here. ‘If you want old ideas read new books, but if you want new ideas read old books’. With these words my spiritual director gave
Editor’s Note: Today, it gives us great pleasure to introduce to you, Mr. David Torkington. David is an English theologian who specializes in Prayer, Christian Spirituality and Mystical Theology. As well as being a prolific author, he also gives retreats and lectures extensively. Today, we feature his first post on our site. Please welcome him