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Humour and the Dark Night of the Soul

By melanie jean juneau, published on May 25, 2013

...is unsettling. God must shake us out of our old habits, melt rigid mindsets and shine light into our inner, secret, dark closets. Dying to our old selves is hard on our entire system including emotions, bodies, mind and spirit. No wonder the spiritual journey is often called the Dark Night of the Soul and the Dark Night of the Spirit. ( St. John of the Cross)

Humour, the ability to laugh at myself and not take myself too seriously, puts the whole process of inner transformation into perspective. If I am self-centered instead of God centered, everything becomes intense and... (more)

Tags: jesus, god, humour, christ, catholic, spirituality, dark night of the soul

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