It seems the more we see outwardly, the less we see inwardly? Some thoughts on the nature of the veil.
Tag: All-Seeing Eye
God “Pointed”/”Touched” Joseph Smith’s Eyes in the First Vision, Revealing the “Beloved Son” in Him
I suggest that details in the accounts show that Joseph Smith experienced theosis or divinization in the First Vision, realizing his Oneness in God, or Christ living in him.
Joseph Losing the “Plates” and “Interpreters” was Mystical not Literal
The "Urim & Thummim" were perhaps Joseph's own eyes, which in a mystical state of consciousness could "see" the visionary "plates." He lost these "gifts" for a time.