In prayerful silence you must look into your own heart. No one can tell you better than yourself what comes between you and God. Ask yourself. Then listen!
In the most intimate, hidden and innermost ground of the soul, God is always essentially, actively, and substantially present. Here the soul possesses everything by grace which God possesses by nature.
Monday, October 13, 2008
The importance of going within
Johannes Tauler was a fourteenth century Dominican friar who was committed to the contemplative life. He was also considered one of the greatest preachers of the medieval period. Here's a sample of the sort of thing he said: