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Dark Night of the Soul Themes

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The Soul's Journey to the Union of Love

The main theme of this book describes the steps the soul must take on its journey toward a union with God in love. It is not through the power of the soul itself to start this journey; it is one that can only be begun in God's own timing. First, a beginning Christian must go through the dark night of the soul. It is during this dark night that the pleasures of the human nature of man are restrained. After this period of trial, the natural man is in a way, united with the spirit, and the spirit is no longer held back on its journey toward God by base or earthly pleasures. It is after the successful passage through this dark night of the soul that a beginning Christian graduates to become a proficient Christian. A period of time, sometimes...

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