Piety Navigating the Interior Life Spiritual Dictionary Piety – The religious sensibility of a person that reflects an attitude of reverence, respect, and devotion toward
Orthodoxy Navigating the Interior Life Spiritual Dictionary Orthodoxy – Right belief, as compared with heterodoxy or heresy. This Spiritual Dictionary Term is
Recollection Navigating the Interior Life Spiritual Dictionary Recollection – Concentration of soul on the presence of God. This Spiritual Dictionary Term is
Prayer of Simplicity Navigating the Interior Life Spiritual Dictionary Prayer of Simplicity – Meditation replaced by a purer, more intimate prayer consisting in a simple
Affective Meditation Defined Navigating the Interior Life AFFECTIVE MEDITATION Defined: Often the result of discursive meditation, affective prayer occurs when the heart and mind
MEDITATION: Reflective prayer. It is that form of mental prayer in which the mind, in God’s presence, thinks about God and divine things. While the
PENANCE: The virtue or disposition of heart by which one repents of one’s own sins and is converted to God. Also the punishment by which
EXAMEN – PARTICULAR: Regular prayerful examination of one’s conscience by concentrating on some one particular moral failing to be overcome or virtue to be exercised.