Gerald May on Union with Christ

“A direct experience of union or deep intimacy may be beautiful beyond words, but it also requires a certain sacrifice of our self-image as separate and distinct. We become vulnerable, less in control. We can no longer maintain the illusion that we are the master of our destiny.”

Gerald May

Gerald May(June 12, 1940-April 8, 2005) was an American psychiatrist and theologian. He conducted workshops in contemplation and psychology, and wrote several books on how to combine spiritual direction with psychological treatment.

For more about union with Christ see:

Andrew Murray on Unity in Christ

Martin Luther on Our Union with Christ

Is Union with Christ a Process?

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