ascension & mystical union

After returning from two weeks away from Gethsemane, Pastoral Intern Allison reflects on how her understanding of the Gospel of John has changed over her seminary career.  Drawing from Christian mystical writers over the centuries, she describes Jesus' hope that we be one with God, just as he is one with God (John 17:1-11).  On this Ascension Sunday (Acts 1:6-14), it is crucial to remember that God is not located far away or up above, but in and among us. 


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