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Cerned about rigid methods intellectual speculation contrived devotion xcessive Schnider A Harp Seal Story efforts perseverance in aridity brevity in meditation yielding to consolations and to contemplation Chapter IV Deepening Devotion what it is and 9 means to acuire as well as 9 impediments Chapter V Common Temptations in Meditation and Their Remedies Here is where I found St Peter to shine for he does not advocate harsh treatment when onexperiences difficulties with meditation uite the reverse His recommendations rather call for us first "recognize our own humanity with humility not to fear renew our trust in the Supreme Goodness of God He gives "our own humanity with humility not to fear and renew our trust in the Supreme Goodness of God He gives particulars but that is the basis of all of them which undoubtedly he passed on to Teresa Chapter VI Other Certain Admonitions Necessary for Spiritual Persons Once again St Peter offers suggestions in dealing with such things as not pursuing of consolations nor revealing them to others when they occur humility dedication to prayer spiritual gluttony and legalism Chapter VII and VIII 7 Meditations on the Chief Mysteries of our Faith and 7 More on the Passion of Our Lord these are xcellent As I have not readlistened to all yet technically I am not finished with the book I hope to continue to come back to these meditations as perfect preparation for Life EternalThis version also contains some biographical information on the saintExcellent book MOST highly recommended After glancing at the Treatise on Prayer and Meditation I believe they are much the same although organized differently. S to deepen your relationship with God and to grow into a deeper union with Jesus Christ. Navigating the Interior Life

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Some very nourishing and challenging spiritual wisdom to ponder and chew on Peter of Alcantara was a contemporary of Teresa of Avila and had a big influence on her In this book he presents a profound clear approach to Christian meditationI can t say I would recommend this to someone who was completely new to the idea of Christian meditation For that Teresa s Interior Castle might be a better introduction But for those who want to xplore the topic deeply this work is idealThis is not a uick The Force Of Karma easy read but is certainly worth the time andffort involved When I first received the book Finding God Through Meditation I Wondered Who This Through Meditation I wondered who this Peter of Alcantara was listed on the cover He was apparently the author of this book and spiritual director of St Teresa of Avila That is a bit intimidating to think about but I trust Daniel Burke and I know he wouldn t put hit name on something he didn t believe in so that Atrvete Propuesta Hereje Contra La Violencia En Mxico encouraged me to read on There areight chapters in this "short book but there is nough material to chew on for "book but there is nough material to chew on for The chapters are as follows1 Perspective on Meditation and Devotion2 The Way of Meditation3 Counsels of Meditation4 Deepening Devotion5 Common Temptations in Meditation and Their Remedies6 Other Certain Admonitions Necessary for Spiritual Persons7 Subject Matter of Prayer and Daily Meditations8 Seven Other Meditations on "the Passion of Our LordThe daily meditations found in the last two chapters prove to be some "Passion of Our LordThe daily meditations found in the last two chapters prove to be some the most useful in the book as they provide the reader with two different sets of Finding God Through Meditation is the second book of Dan Burke’s Navigating series tha. Editations for ach day of the week that guide the reader into a deeper prayer life However the chapter which really spoke to me at this moment in my life was Chapter Five I assume that like me you have trouble praying and growing in your relationship with God In this chapter St Peter of Alcantara outlines nine common problems we all face and some remedies for them The ighth temptation An Inordinate Draw to Study really hit home for me In this section he tells us In the day of judgment we shall not be asked what we have read but what we HAVE DONE NOT HOW ELOUENTLY WE done not how Empty Nest Hardcover elouently we spoken but how well we have lived These few lines reminded me to put down the books often and not focus solely on the acuisition of knowledge We can all benefit from reading the words of the saintsspecially this saint s If you want to read what St Teresa read then I highly recommend this book Five stars It is obvious why St Teresa of Jesus vila would value such a spiritual guide as St Peter of Alcantara His writings are straightforward tightly organized asy to readunderstand and most of all wise neither too rigid nor easy to readunderstand and most of all wise neither too rigid nor lax I listened to most of "this book on kindle while xercising and prolonged my time to finish it Just some "book on kindle while The Edge Is Where The Centre Is exercising and prolonged my time to finish it Just some the gems contained therein Chapter I Perspective on Meditation and Devotion ie itsfficacy how acuired things necessary to prayer and preparation necessary to prayer Chapter II The Way of Meditation on spiritual reading meditation gratitude in prayer and oblation Chapter III Counsels for Meditation or things to be con. T brings the wisdom of the saints into your hands This series is a goldmine for Catholic.

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