Junior Ganymede
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What was the Bright Light?

October 11th, 2017 by G.

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I was drifting off to sleep on my side and my mind wandered.  I was thinking maybe about fall, then dried ears of corn on the cob, then by a process I cannot recall, I ended up seeing an image of a young Joseph Smith gathering with his family in their home.  At that point, our light–which has just gone balky–suddenly turned on and the image in front of my eyes was washed away by bright white light flooding through eyelids.  Or so I thought.

But when I opened my eyes the room was dark.

There was no spiritual feeling that came with the image.  Nothing to make one believe it had a symbolic meaning about the Restoration.  So I was left to wonder what it means.

Maybe it means nothing at all.

Maybe there is sometimes leakage from the Spirit.

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October 11th, 2017 06:08:07

October 11, 2017

Maybe some kind of bleedover? The Spirit is very powerful. And we have imperfect receptors.

October 12, 2017

“You may be an undigested bit of beef, a blot of mustard, a crumb of cheese, a fragment of an underdone potato.”

October 12, 2017

“Oooohh, man of the worldly mind, do you believe in me or not?!!”

: )

Steve Reed
October 13, 2017

I have had the same thing happen while lying down in bed but my eyes were open and the room was dark. I saw some things before that too but there was a bright flash of white light that startled me.

October 14, 2017

Good comments.

@Steve Reed, that makes me think this might be some kind of physiological phenomenon.

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