Divine Intimacy Radio
About This Show
Divine Intimacy Radio is a haven of rest and wellspring of spiritual life for those seeking intimacy with God and the enlightened path of Catholic mystical and ascetical wisdom.
Weekly we will explore topics like prayer, spiritual direction, meditation, contemplation, holiness, and much more.
Most Recent Episode
November 10, 2017: Q&A - Root Sin and Desolation vs. Depression
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Join Dan Burke and Melissa Elson as they answer your questions about root sin as well as the difference between spiritual desolation and depression. Topics/Questions covered in the show: What is the best way to determine our root sin or predominant fault? Can we have more than one root sin? What is the difference between spiritual desolation or the dark night of the soul, and depression or sadness? Is spiritual desolation the same as aridity? Does the dark night only take place during the transition period between the purgative and illuminative way? Can someone experience desolation during the difficult time when he or she first begins a prayer routine? Resources: Spiritualdirection.com - website EWTN Global Catholic Radio Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation EWTN Religious Catalogue - online Navigating the Interior Life by Dan Burke The Three Ages of the Interior Life by Fr. Garrigou-Lagrange The Seven Deadly Sins by Dr. Kevin Vost The Catholic Guide to Depression by Dr. Aaron Keriaty Questions? Send an e-mail to Questions@myavila.com or call 818-646-7729. Please leave your name, location, and question(s).
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