David Torkington shares ten signs that one is entering the Mystic Way of Prayer, based on the teachings of St. John of the Cross.
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 continues his course with a deeper explanation of the experience of the beginnings of mystical prayer.
Continuing his series on prayer, David Torkington reveals that the inner desert is a place to confront our inner demons.
Today David Torkington continues with the third series of reflections in the Mini-course on prayer, turning his focus to mystical contemplation.
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Dear Dan, I have been studying prayer, primarily the Ignatian method and the Carmelite method. What would you consider the differences between these two methods? Also,