The Transforming Union or the Mystical Marriage

The final stage in the mystic way is usually called the Transforming Union or the Mystical Marriage. 609px-Miniature_depiction_of_Andrei_Rublev_TrinityNow it doesn’t suddenly begin because God does something other than what he’s been doing all along – it begins because what he’s been doing all along finally destroys everything in us that’s been keeping him out. Many years ago I met a very holy Cistercian monk in his eighties. He told me that for over twenty years he had undergone a profound purification in the Dark Night. read on…