Tag: St. John of the Cross

Supernatural Obedience

What is supernatural obedience? How does it benefit us to exercise it? Find out as Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from the classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Transitioning from Meditation to Contemplation

What is the difference between meditation and contemplation? What does the transition between them look like? Dan and Melissa discuss when and how this transition takes place as they reflect on the book “Finding God Through Meditation” by St Peter of Alcantara.

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Imperfections

What are imperfections? Find out when Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen instructs and reflects on these obstacles to true holiness.

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Questions on Prayer – Part 2

What’s wrong with me if I can’t pray for very long? To whom were the Mystics of the Church addressing their advice? Dan and Melissa take listener questions.

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Aridity and Dryness in Prayer Series

A comprehensive listing of SpiritualDirection.com posts, and their links, on aridity and dryness in prayer (and a few posts on the dark night that touch on aridity and dryness).

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