Samples from the book - Slaying Dragons: What Exorcists See & What We Should Know
At times, I have heard people wanting to read some samples of the book to get an idea of what it is all about. In addition to the many reviews on Amazon (click here), I have decided to collect all of the posts I made last year, just before and after the book was published, featuring samples of the books content.
Take a look!
Exorcists talk about the existence of what they call a "nemesis" to every demon. This shows why it is important for the exorcist to gain the name of the demon who is possessing someone.
Demons seek to destroy many things, including marriages. One aspect of the work of demons is to drive a wedge between spouses. The knowledge which demons possess is far greater than ours, and they can use this in their strategy against us.
A followup post on "nemesis":
Among the many fascinating details about the work of exorcists which we feature in Slaying Dragons, here are several exorcists discussing how the Rite of Exorcism is no small matter to the demons.
Did you know that, while most illnesses have a natural cause, demons are nonetheless capable of causing every form of illness, even mental illness, that naturally occur in the human body?
A Hymn in honor of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus
Demons can also mess with our memories and imaginations.
St. Louis de Montfort, in his book “True Devotion,” speaks about the central importance of the virtue of humility in securing grace and resisting the devil.
A snippet from my book about the aid that Guardian Angels can give us in life:
Perhaps one of the most disconcerting facts that exorcists reveal is that demons study us. But they don't just study us, they watch us incessantly, concluding, with great accuracy, what it will take to make us fall into all sorts of sins. Before they tempt us, the demons do a careful analysis of who we are and what might be a door by which they can enter.
The power of blasphemy, as articulated by the great St. Alphonsus Liguori:
The danger of curiosity and the occult: