Meditations with Julian of Norwich
Inner Traditions / Bear & Co, 1983 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 156 pages
Fourteenth-century mystic and prophet Lady Julian of Norwich was an innovator and theologian in her own right whose message is one of the goodness of God and all creation.
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Page 13 - And so in our making, God almighty is our loving Father, and God all wisdom is our loving Mother, with the love and the goodness of the Holy Spirit, which is all one God, one Lord. And in the joining and the union he is our very true spouse and we his beloved wife and his fair maiden, with which wife he was never displeased; for he says: I love you and you love me, and our love will...
Page 12 - God is closer to us than our own soul, for he is the foundation on which our soul stands, and he is the mean which keeps the substance and the sensuality together, so that they will never separate. For our soul sits in God in true rest, and our soul stands in God in sure strength, and our soul is naturally rooted in God in endless love. And therefore if we want to have knowledge of our soul, and communion and discourse with it, we must seek in our Lord God in whom it is enclosed.