Infusions of Intimacy

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Starting to read Fire Within caused some friends to wonder why (out loud). Hungry for more of God, I was gently (and genuinely) puzzled by their words. Contrary to common assumptions about mystics, the description of the supernatural journeys of both Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross in Fire Within simply helped me realise how ordinary (yet extraordinary) and how grounded in reality they both were. I longed to be on a similar supernatural journey and go deeper into the Father’s heart in prayer and intimacy. Teresa talked of seven mansions and John of dark nights. In my ignorance, I aspired to both, their words encapsulating part of a journey into what’s been described in modern parlance as the ‘dark cloud of the Presence’ and by Celtic Christians as a feature of the peregrinati.

My yearning for knowing Father’s ways was increased through enjoying the antiphonal worship…

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We are His offspring! In Him we live and move and have our being.
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