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Human Frailty – 30 Days with Teresa of Avila – Reflections on Day 25

Human Frailty
30 Days with Teresa of Avila
Day 25 Reflections
Divine Intimacy Radio

How can we recognize temptations from the enemy when they are disguised as good works? What do our human frailties have to do with this? Join Dan and Melissa as they discuss St. Teresa’s advice to a friend in a letter from the book 30 Days with Teresa of Avila.

Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • Does God grant special graces? What is a special grace?30DaysWithTeresaOfAvila
  • How can we know if God has granted us special graces?
  • Does God work on us through our human frailties?
  • How does good spiritual direction help us recognize what is, and what is not, a grace from God?
  • What is the proper response to a gift from God?
  • How does the enemy disguise his temptations?
  • Some clues to help recognize the work of the enemy.
  • The enemy varies his attack based on the spiritual state of the subject.


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About Dan Burke

Dan is the President of the Avila Foundation, the parent organization of, 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, and his newest books Finding God Through Meditation-St. Peter of Alcantara, 30 Days with Teresa of Avila, Into the Deep and Living the Mystery of Merciful Love: 30 Days with Thérèse of Lisieux. 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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