I love metaphors. I loved them the first day I learned about them. I was in 8th grade English class in Longmeadow Junior High School. My English teacher was Miss Campbell. It is not that I ever loved Miss Campbell, but I sure loved and never forgot the day she introduced us to metaphors and similes. I came alive. It is as if I had been sleeping until that day, and suddenly
In the blog before yesterday, I had copied over Chetan's question here. I answered his question as best I could, and now he has come up with a million-dollar question that every human being on Earth must want the answer to.
Dear Blog Readers, the telling of a Grand Experience isn't the same as the experience itself. A tale told isn't the same as the happening, not by a long shot. When a spiritual experience is over, it's over. Remembering is always of the past, and the past moves on. God tells us that often enough. And God tells us that spiritual experiences are not necessary, not at all.