Temptation is a difficult experience. However, it is easier to resist when the mind has an arsenal of motives to not give in.
Studies suggest that reading before bedtime is most beneficial for relaxing the mind and body before sleep. This article suggests reasons to choose reading material with care.
The writings of St. John of the Cross are among the most beautiful and inspiring that emerged from the Golden Era of Spain. This article takes an overview of his collected works.
It is not uncommon to find The Spiritual Life by Adolphe Tanquerey on a list of recommended spiritual classics. When first published a century ago, the author intended his treatise primarily for priests and seminarians. However, he expressed his hope that others, such as lay persons, might find it useful for living a more "thoroughly... Continue Reading →
St. John of the Cross is Spain's national poet and one of the greatest mystics in history. This one year reading plan makes it easy to read through his collected works, which are among the greatest spiritual classics. This is hopefully the final revision!