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The Life of Teresa of Jesus

by Herself

The Life
St. Teresa of Jesus,
of the Order of Our Lady of Carmel.
Written by Herself.
Translated from the Spanish by
David Lewis.
Third Edition Enlarged

Read by Kris McGregor

Prologue & Chap 1 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, of the Order of Our Lady of Carmel For the pdf containing the complete text and footnotes click here Prologue & Chapter 1 Childhood and Early Impressions.  The Blessing of Pious Parents. Desire of Martyrdom.  Death of the Saint’s Mother. For other chapters of the audio book visit: … Read more

Chap 2 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, of the Order of Our Lady of Carmel Chapter 2 Early Impressions—Dangerous Books and Companions— The Saint is placed in a Monastery. For the pdf containing the complete text and footnotes click here For other chapters of the audio book visit:  The Life of Teresa of Avila (autobiography) … Read more

Chap 3 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, of the Order of Our Lady of Carmel Chapter 3 The Blessing of Being with Good People. How Certain Illusions Were Removed. For the pdf containing the complete text and footnotes click here For other chapters of the audio book visit: The Life of Teresa of Avila (autobiography) … Read more

Chap 4 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, of the Order of Our Lady of Carmel Chapter 4 Our Lord Helps Her to Become a Nun. Her Many Infirmities.   For the pdf containing the complete text and footnotes click here For other chapters of the audio book visit: The Life of Teresa of Avila (autobiography) … Read more

Chap 5 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, of the Order of Our Lady of Carmel Chapter 5 Illness and Patience of the Saint—The Story of a Priest whom she rescued from a Life of Sin   For the pdf containing the complete text and footnotes click here For other chapters of the audio book visit: The Life … Read more

Chap 6 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, of the Order of Our Lady of Carmel Chapter 6 Of the great debt she owes God for giving her conformity of her will (with His) in her trials, and how she turned towards the glorious St. Joseph as her helper and advocate, and how much she profited … Read more

Chap 7 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, of the Order of Our Lady of Carmel For the pdf containing the complete text and footnotes click here Chapter 7 Lukewarmness—The Loss of Grace—Inconvenience of Laxity in Religious Houses. For other chapters of the audio book visit: The Life of Teresa of Avila (autobiography) audio page The … Read more

Chap 8 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

Chapter 8
The Saint Ceases Not to Pray. Prayer the Way to Recover What Is Lost. All Exhorted to Pray. The Great Advantage of Prayer, Even to Those Who May Have Ceased from It

Chap 9 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

Chapter 9

The means whereby our Lord quickened her Soul, gave her Light in her Darkness, and made her strong in Goodness

Chap 10 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

Chapter 10

The Graces She Received in Prayer. What We Can Do Ourselves. The Great Importance of Understanding What Our Lord Is Doing for Us. She Desires Her Confessors to Keep Her Writings Secret, Because of the Special Graces of Our Lord to Her, Which They Had Commanded Her to Describe

Chap 11 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

Chapter 11
Why Men Do Not Attain Quickly to the Perfect Love of God. Of Four Degrees of Prayer. Of the First Degree. The Doctrine Profitable for Beginners, and for Those Who Have No Sensible Sweetness

Chap 12 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

Chapter 12
What We Can Ourselves Do. The Evil of Desiring to Attain to Supernatural States Before Our Lord Calls Us.

Chap 13 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

Chapter 13

Of Certain Temptations of Satan. Instructions Relating Thereto.

Chap 14 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

Chapter 14St.-Teresa-of-Avila

The Second State of Prayer—Its supernatural Character

Chap 15 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

Chapter 15
Instructions for Those Who Have Attained to the Prayer of Quiet. Many Advance So Far, But Few Go Farther.

Chap 16 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

Chapter 16

The Third State of Prayer. Deep Matters. What the Soul Can Do That Has Reached It. Effects of the Great Graces of Our Lord.

Chap 17 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, of the Order of Our Lady of Carmel Chapter 17 Continues to declare matters concerning the third degree of prayer and completes the explanation of its effects. She also treats of the impediment caused by the imagination and the memory. For the pdf containing the complete text and footnotes … Read more

Chap 18 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

The Fourth State of Prayer. The Great Dignity of the Soul Raised to It by Our Lord. Attainable on Earth, Not by Our Merit, But by the Goodness of Our Lord.

Chap 19 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

The Effects of this Fourth State of Prayer—Earnest Exhortations to those who have attained to it not to go back nor to cease from Prayer, even if they fall—The great Calamity of going back

Chap 20 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

Chapter 20

The Difference between Union and Rapture—What Rapture is—The Blessing it is to the Soul—The Effects of it

Chap 21 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

Chapter 21

Conclusion of the Subject—Pain of the Awakening—Light against Delusions

Chap 22 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

Chapter 22

The Security of Contemplatives Lies in Their Not Ascending to High Things if Our Lord Does Not Raise Them. The Sacred Humanity Must Be the Road to the Highest Contemplation. A Delusion in Which the Saint Was Once Entangled.

Chap 23 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, of the Order of Our Lady of Carmel Chapter 23 The Saint Resumes the History of Her Life. Aiming at Perfection. Means Whereby It May Be Gained. Instructions for Confessors. For the pdf containing the complete text and footnotes click here For other chapters of the audio book visit: … Read more

Chap 24 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, of the Order of Our Lady of Carmel Chapter 24 Progress Under Obedience. Her Inability to Resist the Graces of God. God Multiplies His Graces. For the pdf containing the complete text and footnotes click here For other chapters of the audio book visit: The Life of Teresa of … Read more

Chap 25 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

Chapter 25

Divine Locutions—Delusions on that Subject

Chap 26 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

Chapter 26

How the Fears of the Saint vanished—How she was assured that her Prayer was the Work of the Holy Spirit

Chap 27 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

Chapter 27

The Saint prays to be directed in a different way—Intellectual Visions

Chap 28 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus,
of the Order of Our Lady of Carmel

Chapter 28
Visions of the Sacred Humanity and of the glorified Bodies—Imaginary Visions—Great Fruits thereof when they come from God

Chap 29 – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus – Mp3 audio

Chapter 29

Of Visions—The Graces our Lord bestowed on the Saint—The Answers our Lord gave her for those who tried her

Chap 30 The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus Mp3 audio

Chapter 30

St. Peter of Alcantara Comforts the Saint. Great Temptations and Interior Trials.

Chap 31 The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus Mp3 audio

Chapter 31

Of certain outward Temptations and Appearances of Satan—Of the Sufferings thereby occasioned—Counsels for those who go on unto Perfection

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