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Demonic Attacks: 30 Days w/ Teresa of Avila Day 27 Pt 2

Demonic Attacks 30 Days with Teresa of Avila Part 2, Day 27 Reflections Divine Intimacy Radio St. Teresa orders her brother, Lorenzo, to get some sleep. She also counsels him on how to deal with attacks of the enemy. Dan and Melissa discuss evil spirits and demonic activity as they reflect on letters from St. Teresa in the book 30 Days with Teresa of Avila. Topics/Questions covered in the show: How... Read More

Spiritual Warfare – Book Picks

I thought it would be fitting to turn our hearts to something holy and good – spiritual warfare. So, here are the book picks for that: Regarding my first recommendation, Interview with an Exorcist, if you have been a regular reader of this site you have seen many excerpts from this book. Interview with an Exorcist is the most comprehensive and sound treatment of demonology that I have ever... Read More

Does Emotional Suffering Hinder Spiritual Growth?

Dear Dan, since many people may suffer from some level of emotional immaturity due to childhood experiences, what effect does this have on becoming spiritually mature? Problems such as shyness, depression, lack of self-confidence, sensitivity to criticism, etc. affect trust in God and being able to benefit from spiritual direction. What advice would you give those are in such a situation who are seeking... Read More