Tag Archives: Jean Pierre de Caussade

Keys to God-Consciousness: Surrender and Submission

Knowing God through Submission And whoever seeks a way other than submission to God, it will not be accepted from him, and he will be a loser in the world to come. [Quran 3:85]. The door to knowledge of God opens … Continue reading

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Spiritual Exercises – Strengthening the Depressed Soul

Soul Essentials Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why have you become disturbed within me? Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him for the help of His presence. [Psalm 42:5]. Maintaining physical health is obviously important, … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Life: Hanging with Angels, Talking to God

Cultivating the Spiritual Life O life of my soul, how can you persevere in this life of the flesh, seeing that it is your death and the privation of the true spiritual life in God, in Whom you live in substance, … Continue reading

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Fight, Flight or Faith: Spiritual Response to Anxiety & Stress

Controlling Fear with Faith So that with good courage we say, “The Lord is my helper. I will not fear. What can man do to me?” [Hebrews 13:6]. Our consciousness resides in a multidimensional, multilayered environment where most of us … Continue reading

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Intuition Awry: Delusional Conceit & Distorting Habits (4/4)

Intuition, Hubris and Habits [T]hese “feelings” have an efficiency of operation which it is impossible for thought to match. Even our most highly intellectualized operations depend upon them as a “fringe” by which to guide our inferential movements. They give … Continue reading

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Intuition and Sacred Wisdom: Paths to Spiritual Certainty (3/4)

  Intuition and Spiritual Certainty  Early theorists believed that in science lay the promise of certainty. Built on a foundation of fact and constructed with objective and trustworthy tools, science produced knowledge. But science has also shown us that this … Continue reading

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