“Having likened the four degree of the first coming of Christ to the splendor and the power of the sun, we also find in the sun another power and another action, which hastens the ripening, and increases the number of the fruit. When the sun rises very high, … in the middle of the month of May, then it has a double power over flowers and herbs and everything that grows out of the earth. …
“So likewise, when Christ that bright Sun has risen in our hearts above all things; when the demands of our bodily nature which are opposed to the spirit have been curbed and discreetly set in order; … then of all this there may come down a sweet rain of consolation and the heavenly dew of the sweetness of God. This makes the virtues grow, … and by it a man is lifted up into a higher state.” ~John of Ruysbroeck
Power of the Sun
I don’t think anyone is foolish enough to deny that the sun is very important for all life on Earth. It is especially important for plants that make their own food using water, air , and sunlight. I don’t know if it is really true that the sun has more power in May than in other months. This may simply be due to its position in the sky rather than anything in the sun itself. Spring is the time when most plants grow the most and blossom. Most trees as well as flowers blossom in the spring.
Even animals tend to go through growth spurts in the spring. This is also the time when most animals give birth. Continue reading “Christ Sun and it’s Spiritual Effects on Us”