The Interior Castle - Prologue Summary & Analysis

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Prologue Summary and Analysis

In St. Teresa's Prologue to The Interior Castle, she addresses her sisters at the convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmel to explain the assignment that has been given her. She expresses a desire to be obedient, but nonetheless both feels unworthy of such an important assignment, not being very educated, and worries that whatever she might have to say on such a subject she must certainly have already said in previous writings. She admits, however, that whenever she has admitted her fear and weakness to God in the past, He has made impossible things easy and pleasurable. So she will supplicate herself to Him again and allow Him to do the work through her.

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