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30 Days with Teresa of Avila – Reflections on Days 6 & 7

30 Days with Teresa of Avila
Reflections on Days 6 and 7

 

Why we can rejoice in suffering, and ways to identify attachments. Dan and Melissa discuss these topics and more as they reflect on letters from St. Teresa in the book 30 Days with Teresa of Avila.

Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • St. Teresa struggles with sin, revealing her humanity. How does she deal with it?
  • Reflections on 1 Peter, Chapter 1 regarding suffering as an opportunity to grow closer to God.30DaysWithTeresaOfAvila
  • The more we grow in the interior life, the less need we have for earthly consolations.
  • Using a “spiritual dashboard” to identify your attachments.
  • Dealing with disordered attachments to things we need to live, e.g. food and exercise.
  • Help bring Avila to Aspen – Participate in a project that aims to revitalize the Catholic Church in Aspen, Colorado.

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About Dan Burke

Dan is the President of the Avila Foundation, the parent organization of SpiritualDirection.com, the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation, Divine Intimacy Radio and Divine Intimacy Radio - Resources Edition, Into the Deep Parish Programs, the Apostoli Viae (Apostles of the Way) Community, and the FireLight Student Leadership Formation Program, author of the award-winning book, Navigating the Interior Life - Spiritual Direction and the Journey to God, Finding God Through Meditation-St. Peter of Alcantara, 30 Days with Teresa of Avila, Into the Deep, Living the Mystery of Merciful Love: 30 Days with Thérèse of Lisieux, and his newest book The Contemplative Rosary with St. John Paul II and St. Teresa of Avila. Beyond his "contagious" love for Jesus and His Church, he is a grateful husband and father of four, the Executive Director of and writer for EWTN's National Catholic Register, a regular co-host on Register Radio, a writer and speaker who provides online spiritual formation and travels to share his conversion story and the great riches that the Church provides us through authentic Catholic spirituality. Dan has been featured on EWTN's Journey Home program and numerous radio programs.

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