A little guide to thoughtful prayer
The St. Teresa of Avila Prayer Book
By Vinita Hampton Wright (Paraclete Press, 2015)
Teresa of Avila was a 16th century Carmelite nun, mystic, and reformer of convent life. Today she is a canonized saint and doctor of the church. She regularly experienced visions and ecstasies. But do her teachings have anything to offer those of us whose spirituality is in the realm of the more ordinary?