Many think God is a personal God, even a person. I suggest there is truth in that, but perhaps not as we usually think.
The scientist Freeman Dyson shared his mystical experience of "cosmic unity" he had as a teenager.
Are the benefits of ketamine therapy related to the mystical experience they produce? An anesthesiologist offers some thoughts.
He has a mystical experience in which he sees "Pure White Light" and feels an "All-Embracing 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.
A mystical experience of a boy in 1939 Wisconsin remarkably resembles many other such "First Vision" experiences in history.
Does mysticism mandate theism? Or can one be an atheistic mystic? Is mysticism either theistic or atheistic, or something else?
Is it possible for us, as finite beings, to experience the Infinite? How?
A famous quote from St. Augustine's Confessions, newly translated.
I am skeptical of the traditional paranormal interpretations, but I do think there is something profoundly real in this phenomena, but it is that which we cannot ever openly demonstrate.