Fire Within by Thomas DuBay, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Fire Within by Father Thomas Dubay, S.M. is a fantastic and engaging work synthesizing and systematizing the thought of St. Teresa of Avila. Fire Within by Father Thomas Dubay. I would like to recommend the above book as spiritual reading. It is very substantive, informative and.

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Growth in prayer gives us a realism about what is and what is not really important in life.

Toggle navigation Order 3 items and receive a Free Book! Notify me of new wuthin via email. Such is this volume on prayer because it boldly proclaims Truth from the writings of St Teresa of Avila and St Wityin of the Cross and shows how these saints’ teachings on prayer and the spiritual life are “pure Gire. Refresh and try again. May 25, John Paul Ryan rated it it was amazing.

The wisdom from above is first of all pure. After watching the video series, I was intrigued by this universal call which sounded like some well-kept family secret!

While some saints write books of theology, all saints are books of theology: It sparked a dormant need within me to seek out this fire within. Profit from distractions during meditation by not being worried or fretting about it. He is an expert on the teachings and w Father Thomas DubayS. Full of spiritual insites and knowledge that a person at any “level” of spirituality could take advantage of.


Fire Within : St. Teresa of Avila, St. John of the Cross, and the Gospel on Prayer

The Prodigal Catholic Blog. Reading “with the soul” is the key to allowing any good spiritual literature actually “work” within us! Here is an outstanding book on prayer and the spiritual life written by one of the best spiritual directors and retreat masters of our time, and based on the writings of the Church’s two greatest mystical doctors.

I enjoyed reading the different perspectives they had on how to live a Christian life through prayer and experiencing God.

To come to possess all desire the possession of nothing. Fathered by God by John Eldredge. It pulls no punches!

View all 9 comments. Mar 12, Fr. However, the rewards are dubsy just eternal, which sometimes we forget. This book was a constant reminder and made me really excited for increased prayer growth. In fact, it is subtitled, ‘St.

Fire Within: Teresa of Avila, John of the Cross and the Gospel – On Prayer by Thomas Dubay

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For a book claiming to connect the legacy of St. A beautiful book on prayer, and a beautiful portrayal of two of my favorite authors-saints: This book has inspired me to swim in the depths of prayer rather than just wash my hand here and there.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Dubay synthesized is not collected from Teresa and John for contemplatives alone. Very helpful in understanding that all Christians are called to live a life of holiness, not just the clergy.


Join Date Mar Posts Wachter rated it it was amazing. I can only read a few pages at a time, but I’ve always found it to be a spiritual refreshment.

Father Dubay is a master. After delving into the teachings themselves, he goes into other aspects of prayer life, Teresa’s personal life, and other nuggets from Teresa that did not fit into any of the other chapters.

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Dubay’s many years of study and experience in spiritual direction and in it he synthesizes the teachings on prayer of the two great doctors of the Church on prayer–St. It is especially good in debunking some modern mistakes and myths about prayer that vex younger folks. You are commenting using your WordPress.

This book did wonders for my prayer life! Teresa of Avila–and the teaching of Sacred Scripture. As a result, vocal prayer should prepare the soul for contemplation. Contemplation given by the Holy Spirit burns faults away and produces virtues.