How do you meditate correctly? What do you need to keep in mind? What's important (and what's not)?
Counsels for Meditation, from Finding God through Meditation, by St. Peter of Alcantara
Now we will briefly handle those things which pertain to the form and method of meditation, of which, though the Holy Spirit be the principal master, nevertheless, experience teaches us that certain counsels are likewise necessary: because the way to heaven is cragged, and full of difficulties, therefore is there need of a guide, without which many have gone astray a long time from the right path, or, at leastwise, have not attained to their desired end so soon as they expected.
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