He has a mystical experience in which he sees "Pure White Light" and feels an "All-Embracing Love."
Many people want to know the ultimate nature of the universe, the ultimate reality. Many seek it through science. But mysticism and contemplation may offer the Way that actually realizes that One, which is Love.
This song is almost like a "First Vision" in itself, full of mystical allusions and symbols, suddenly realizing the Light, the Love, the One.
The characters of Frozen II sing about how "some things never change," even amid the changing world. Mysticism unveils those unchanging enduring things, the greater Whole that is also One and Love.
Lehi's dream in the Book of Mormon might be an esoteric mystical-allegorical account of Joseph Smith's own First Vision.
Some think we have to qualify for God's Love, that it is something God only gives through religious obedience. Mysticism says not quite.
A mystical experience of a boy in 1939 Wisconsin remarkably resembles many other such "First Vision" experiences in history.
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.
A new translation of Jesus' words about marriage and the resurrection.
A famous quote from St. Augustine's Confessions, newly translated.