I Want You to Know About the Dark Night of the Soul

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    Dark Night of the Soul,

    a phrase coined by St. John of the Cross. It is a period of intense darkness, a spiritual void where the presence of God seems non-existent. The pain is deeper then anything you have experienced before and you question whether you have been on the path at all or possibly what...
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    51-55, F
    Oct 22, 2015

    I Am Gay Female And Fell In Love With Straight Married Woman

    She was my Manager. Not good. Married with kids. I ended up leaving the company and she denied everything and it was never consummated. Problem is I always fall for straight women and gay women are non existent in my life.
    angelml angelml
    41-45, F
    May 4, 2012

    What Is It Exactly?

    I have only heard of "the dark night of the soul" once or twice before finding this group. I read your story shai and I thought it was really interesting so I did some Google searches myself and found some cool info too. "In a real dark night of the soul it is...
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    26-30
    1 Response Oct 14, 2009

    I want let you know at my point in the dark

    night of the soul. No bs. No lie. Just truth of what i experienced. i sat in my bathroom and had this feeling purged out of my being that "I" don't exist. I don't exist. I wish you were there to understand how i said it to understand what i meant. But if you can feel my energy...
    Dana1111 Dana1111
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 10

    I want to share my experience of the dark night

    of the soul. So basically it was a time of purging old belief system, feelings and energies. It was like you can't hold onto it anymore. And it was crazy because of all the unrealistic fantasies society puts on things. Making it bigger than what it is. I hate that. I want to be...
    Dana1111 Dana1111
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 6

    As explained by St. Faustina in her diary.

    In the beginning, God lets himself be known as Holiness, Justice, Goodness – that is to say, Mercy. The soul does not come to know this all at once, but piecemeal, in flashes; that is to say, when God draws near. And this does not last for long because the soul could not bear...
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    51-55, F
    Oct 23, 2015

    What Is the Dark Night of the Soul

    The dark night of the soul is when the soul within is suppressed from being without union with GOD. It’s the transformation of the human being, as GOD returns us to the womb, heals our minds and hearts, a  rebirth to purity and innocence. Enlightened to a new...
    shai shai
    56-60
    5 Responses Sep 14, 2009
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