St. John of the Cross was a master at allowing Christ to work in and through him. He had a simple powerful method that helped move him into a restful state with God.
- Imaginative reflection on the mystery which one wished to meditate.
- Intellectual consideration of the mysteries represented.
- Loving and attentive repose in God, to make sure we are fully prepared for that moment when the intelligence opens itself up to God’s illumination.
“Be still and know that I am God” Ps 46:10