David Torkington explores how it is love that makes the ascetical life possible.
How should we respond to experiencing God in prayer? What is “spiritual haze”, where does it come from, and how should we deal with it? Dan and Melissa look to the wisdom of St Peter of Alcantara in the book “Finding God Through Meditation” for answers.
What is centering prayer? Are there good and bad ways to pray? Learn from St Peter of Alcántara in the book “Finding God through Meditation”.
What is a hair shirt? Did St Teresa of Avila actually recommend them? Find out how voluntary mortification is to be done…and under what circumstances. Involuntary mortification is addressed as well.
DETACHMENT: In asceticism the withholding of undue affection for creatures for the sake of the Creator. When mortal sin is involved, detachment is imperative for
…A faithful follower of the Lord asks: Dear Dan, I enjoy reading more modern writers about prayer and the spiritual life but I am always