What is salvation? Father Richard Rohr offers this fascinating take:
God-in-you already knows, loves, and serves God in everything else. All you can do is fully jump on board.
I would call that jump consciousness, and I believe the Risen Christ is the icon of full consciousness. In the human mind of Christ, every part of creation knows itself as (1) divinely conceived, (2) beloved of God, (3) crucified, and (4) finally reborn. He carries us across with him, assures us it is okay, and thus models the full journey and final direction of consciousness. That is my major thesis about how Jesus “saves us.” [...]