Purifications of the Church–and ourselves–are painful but necessary prerequisites for receiving the fullness of Christ’s promises,
David Torkington teaches.
In the Dark Night, one thing alone can save us: Love. David Torkington illustrates the devotions that reach beyond human frailty and help our love to rise to the heart of the Father.
David Torkington explains the changing–and challenging–seasons of prayer as one advances in the spiritual life.
One small verse repeated from the heart can be a lifeline for a soul in the Night. David Torkington reveals a secret of the saints.
David Torkington continues his mini-course on prayer with a close look at the mystical body and our incorporation into it through an ever-deepening death to self.
What can a stage teach us about the spiritual life?
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 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.