The Interior Castle - Chapter 20 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 20 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 8 in the Sixth dwelling describes intellectual visions. These are visions not received by the senses, but burned into the memory as soul-changing images of God, and they persist in the soul with the knowledge that God is always watching, so the soul intensely desires that everything she do please Him. This is what sets it apart from the other revelations. This leaves behind a particular knowledge of the constant companionship of God. All of the other favors become much more constant, and the soul grows very quickly as a result. Humility comes to her naturally as she recognizes her ever increasing responsibility and passion to be of service to a God so much infinitely greater than she.

Once again, Teresa assures her sisters not to be afraid of the spirit of evil. If God allows them to tempt her here...

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