I realized that Jesus was a model for us as an ideal. For example, when Jesus said, “I and my father are one”, Jesus meant that he had achieved Divine Union within himself. Jesus meant that his ego had merged with the Image and Likeness of God, or Atman, or Universal Consciousness, or Holy Spirit inside himself. The life of Jesus shows us that we all have this potential. We clarify inside ourselves. Jesus showed us the maturing process. Jesus was centered in Spirit. Jesus showed you how to understand yourself. People from all major religions, traditions, and walks of life have achieved Divine Union and so can you. I thank the Roman Catholics for instructing me about the direct Universal sayings of Jesus.
From my book.