Dark Night of the Soul (8) – Richard Rohr

In crisis, shoulds and oughts don’t help. Love wins out over guilt any day.

Dark Night of the Soul (6.2) – Loving in the moment

Whom shall I love? “Whichever one needs it most in the moment.” For she or he is the Christface set before me.

Dark Night of the Soul (4) – Introductory Musings: Exemplary Lessons?

[6 minute read] [see also resource index] [A shorter 1-minute version of below, extricated from any Dark Night contexts, is here.] Most narrowly, the phrase originates from a Spanish poem (Dark Night) centuries ago. Its author wrote explications of the poem which speak of two metaphorical nights that purge the soul to approach divine unionContinue reading “Dark Night of the Soul (4) – Introductory Musings: Exemplary Lessons?”

Dark Night of the Soul (0) – Resources & Recommendations

Selected excerpts to progressively introduce this rich and old topic to the curious