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The five senses are perhaps adequate for perceiving our external physical world but too limiting when it comes to experiencing God. Long has man recognized a sixth sense, a possibility of perception quite apart from the other five, yet often even more valid. 104 more words



We set up Christmas trees in our homes
As a sign of God and nature’s presence.

It’s a really good symbol because these trees have fresh green needles – 356 more words

Place du Tertre, Place d'inspiration

Place du Tertre is in Montmartre in France. I visited there once and what I took away from there (besides a small, expensive, black and white, freshly painted portrayal of the Parisian skyline) was something that has helped me to no end with my writing, my painting, my filmmaking – all areas of creativity. 140 more words

Warning: 5 reasons why love may be detrimental to your identity

It has been a while.  Between moving to a new apartment, transitioning to a new server (yes, Numinosity is moving!), and going back to the drawing board, I am finally ready to get back into my writing. 64 more words


Conjuring the spirit of place – Anita Iacovella

Have you ever had an artwork command your attention and keep you transfixed? This is what happened to me the other day when I saw Anita Iacovella’s work hanging in Metropolis Gallery as part of the… 1,569 more words


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Mathematics—A Dream-Numinous

I was in a house made for a giant, a house of MATHEMATICS;  I went through the front of the house; then I was going to go into some other rooms.  80 more words


You Who Never Arrived by Rainer Maria Rilke

I was introduced to the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke through his Duino Elegies, as analysed by James Hollis in his book “The Archetypal Imagination”. 342 more words