Think you might be experiencing desolation in your prayer life? Listen in on this week’s episode as Dan and Melissa explore the meaning of spiritual desolation and how to recognize it through the examen prayer.
How does spiritual consolation help us in discernment? Find out when Dan Burke and Melissa Elson discuss rule 3 of Saint Ignatius’ Discernment of Spirit on Divine Intimacy Radio.
CONSOLATION: An interior movement aroused in the soul, by which it is inflamed with love of its Creator and Lord. It is likewise consolation when
Dear Dan, what is the difference between aridity and desolation? Dear friend, this is a very simple but important question with a simple answer. Here
Dear Father John, in responding to questions on this forum, you’ve often said something like, “the interior turbulence that the situation is causing you is
Dear Dan, I have experienced what people call “resting in the spirit” or being “slain in the spirit.” It was amazing. The priest prayed for
Dear Father John, you used the phrase “spiritualized capital sins” in your post on consolation and desolation. I have never heard this idea before. What
Dear Father John, I know you wrote before about consolation and desolation in the spiritual life. But I have a follow-up question. When we experience