Richard Rohr writes, “To be capable of mutual indwelling, or co-inherence, means that religion has achieved its full and final purpose. Bride and bridegroom are together just for the sake of being together!
Presence is the naked language of union, of being lost and found in the face of the other, or in Jesus, the very breath of the Other (John 20:22). If that is the core meaning of eternal life, then why wouldn’t we practice it now, enjoy it now, choose it now?
To state it simply: How you get there is where you will arrive.”
Being together with the Lord is something we fully and wonderfully have now and will have eternally. It is much like a physical marriage and union.
“Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you.” And when he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit.” Jesus