A reinterpretation of a revelation to Joseph Smith on the glory of God.
Excerpts from Symeon’s Discourse on the “Mystical Resurrection of Christ”
The following are excerpts from a discourse given by the Byzantine Christian monk and poet, Symeon the New Theologian (949-1022 AD), to the monks of the Monastery of St. Mamas.
Mystical Experience is Christianity’s Savior
Until we can get back to direct primary first-hand personal intimate contemplative mystical ecstatic experience of God in the lives of each and every human being, then God will increasingly become an abstract distant concept instead of a Living immanent reality.
Colossians 1:25-28 BHT, the Great Mystery
Regarding the Mystery of the Gospel since the beginning.
Rabindranath Tagore’s “First Vision” Account
Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) was a Bengali author, poet, essayist, playwright, novelist, composer, and painter. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913, the first non-European to do so. He recounted the following experience that he had while in Calcutta, India.
Muktabai's "First Vision" Account
Though he has no form my eyes saw him, his glory is fire in my mind that knows