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Participating In The Divine Nature

In a previous article, it was stated that because of its immateriality and supernaturality, the Church’s theologians utilize various analogies to explain Sanctifying Grace, the foundation of the spiritual life.  The article then went on to explain one of these analogies, namely that of Sanctifying Grace being the supernatural soul of the soul.  But this is not the only analogy worth investigating.

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Delve Into The Spiritual Significance Of Sanctifying Grace As The Core Of The Soul. Learn About Its Impact On Personal Growth And Develop A Greater Love For This Precious Gift From God.

The Soul of the Soul

This understanding of Sanctifying Grace as the supernatural soul of the soul provides insight into the role
played by Sanctifying Grace in one’s own spiritual life and this knowledge should stir up in the possessor a greater love and appreciation for this great gift from God and for the Giver Himself.

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Preparing For Lent: The Seven Penitential Psalms

Delve into the profound depths of repentance and spiritual growth as you meditate on the timeless wisdom found within these sacred psalms. Let this essential guide lead you in a transformative Lenten season, as you seek forgiveness, renewal, and a deeper connection with the divine.

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Four Ends of Prayer

Spiritual writers often distinguish between four ends of prayer, that is, four reasons why one may go to prayer. They are usually articulated as: Adoration, Thanksgiving, Contrition (or Expiation), and Petition.By Adoration, the one at prayer acknowledges that God is, in-and-of Himself,

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Attention at Prayer

Prayer is conventionally divided into Vocal Prayer and Mental Prayer.  Vocal Prayer, even if it is not spoken, consists of formulaic prayers.  So, prayers such as the Our Father, the Hail Mary, the Glory Be, and Acts of Faith, Hope, and Charity, even if they are not spoken aloud,

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Returning Another Way

The word “Epiphany” comes from the Greek “ἐπιφάνεια,” [epipháneia] which means “manifestation,” and the Feast of the Epiphany, kept on January 6th, the 13th Day

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Consuming Much Salt

In a previous article in TAN Direction, it was stated that just as there is an analogy between the natural life of man and the

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