Meister Eckhart On The Feminine Dynamics Of Christian Spirituality…
“It is good for a person
to receive God into himself or herself
and I call this receptivity the work of a virgin.
But it is better
when God becomes fruitful within a person.
For becoming fruitful as a result of a gift
is the only gratitude for the gift.
I call such a person a wife
and in this sense the term wife is the noblest term
we can give the soul,
it is far nobler than virgin.
such a person
bears fruit a hundred times
or a thousand times
or countless times,
giving birth and becoming frutiful
out of the most noble foundation of all.”
Fr. Thomas Keating explain how this feminine principle of receptivity or openness to God makes us equal to God…
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