The three temptations of Jesus are familiar to all of us – the temptation for sensual satisfaction, the thirst for power, and the desire for worldly recognition – but, as the Spanish exorcist Father Jose Antonio Fortea explains, these temptations become much more subtle and dangerous when they are imposed on the devout.
LL asks: “There is so much spiritual confusion out there! People are blending all kinds of beliefs and practices, Christian, Hindu, New Age. How are we supposed to tell what’s Christian and what isn’t without having to read the catechism from front cover to back?”
We all grapple with spiritual discernment – how to tell if an inspiration is coming from God, ourselves, or the devil. But the spiritual masters claim it’s not as difficult as it sounds. In fact, it all comes down to learning how to decipher a few telltale footprints.