It is actually condensed light

October 7th 2024
If you meditate on the phrase from Genesis, ‘God said, Let there be light’, together with the opening words of St John’s Gospel, ‘In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God’, you will discover that light is the substance that the divine Word, the firstborn of God, brought forth to serve as the matter of creation.
You will say that when you look at stones, plants, animals or even human beings, you cannot see that they are made of light. Yes, but that is because the light of which they are made has been condensed to such a degree that it has become opaque. And if light and matter are generally seen as opposites, it is because we do not know that what we call matter is actually condensed light.*
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