The Road to Emmaus

I had this thought recently: isn't the Emmaus story (Luke 24) emblematic of the mystical journey?Pilgrims are walking along, and encounter Christ, and do not even realize it. They recognize Christ in the breaking of the bread. He vanishes and they are left, changed forever, with the memory of his words burning in their heart.Sounds to me like purgation, illumination, union... … [Read more...]