Toward the Era of the 8th Day – Seeing the Father: Purification, illumination and the day of the Lord

After becoming purified, “God no longer comes to us as before without appearance and without image . . . He comes under a certain image, and yet it is the image of God . . . [He makes] Himself seen in His simplicity, formed out of formless, incomprehensible, ineffable light . . . He makes Himself seen clearly, he is perfectly recognizable, He speaks  Continue reading “Toward the Era of the 8th Day – Seeing the Father: Purification, illumination and the day of the Lord”

Illumination and the heart of our souls – The gentle caress of the Father

When the heart of our souls, the nous, has been re-opened to the Presence of God the Father, through our acceptance of the illumination of the soul, at times we will literally start feeling our Father interiorly caressing our souls, in the very core of our beings: precisely through the heart of our souls. With great gentleness and tenderness, we will  Continue reading “Illumination and the heart of our souls – The gentle caress of the Father”

Illumination and entering into the Father’s Presence – A brief note

When the heart of our souls has been re-opened through illumination and our voluntary acceptance of it, we enter instantly into the Presence of God our Almighty Father, even while being still here on earth, if we gain a plenary indulgence under the usual conditions. This is especially important to know or remember in these Continue reading “Illumination and entering into the Father’s Presence – A brief note”

Meaning of the Illumination of Conscience – Illumination and sin

The illumination of one’s soul, better known as the illumination of conscience, is in essence and fact the healing of the soul that is ill, for it entails reopening the heart of the soul, the nous, to God the Father and His Truth, Jesus Christ; hence, to Knowledge – true (interior, experiential) knowledge – of God, after it has been closed and repeatedly Continue reading “Meaning of the Illumination of Conscience – Illumination and sin”