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God's Mystical Greeting in Joseph Smith's First Vision

There is a curious detail in Joseph Smith’s earliest accounts of his First Vision that may teach us more about his encounter with Deity, and why there are differences between the accounts. 1,939 more words

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Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey

by William Wordsworth, 1798

Five years have past; five summers, with the length
Of five long winters! and again I hear
These waters, rolling from their mountain-springs… 1,211 more words

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Sacred things – Do they matter?

Ordinary life is filled with cares and concerns. We each get taken up with earning a living, the needs of our family, the problems of where we live or whatever. 709 more words

Reflections on the subtle path

There is a danger in holding on too tightly to the rational senses that we close ourselves off to more subtle life experiences, experiences that cannot be measured or explained by reference to the material sciences. 712 more words

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Communication of higher awareness.

Has a new kind of uplifting perception or intuition ever come to you? Perhaps a sense of wholeness or timelessness, or an encounter with a side to reality that goes beyond the world as we usually know it. 1,010 more words

The Colors So Bright

Transformation is never easy, whether it be physical or spiritual, mundane or exotic, opaque or clear, the process is often overwhelming.   The fading of consensus reality is often the result of spiritual evolution, and ultimately the Ascension process  causes the drastic realization that physical reality is an illusion. 254 more words

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