Patricia Hofer

Christian experience

God takes our side by sending His Son to save us.

Jan van Ruusbroec, a 14th century Flemish priest and mystic, wrote of our dual nature in his inspired treatise, The Spiritual Espousals. He called this imprint of one upon another a “meeting” where “the being and life that we are in God … is immediately and indivisibly united with the being and life that we possess in ourselves.” In the “higher part” of our being, wrote Ruusbroec, we receive “God with all his gifts,”… Continue reading