Julian of Norwich - AND after this I saw God in a Point
Type of Spiritual Experience
Here she is taken from a hallucinatory state to the ‘still small point’ state where all reason has been quelled, sensory input is so bad it is in effect no longer operational and she is in contact with the composer and aware of the spiritual world, but the composer is not giving her anything visionary, just an appreciation of the spiritual world itself and what it really is.
There is a lot of evidence that the endorphins were kicking in in a major way at this point and helping the process………………….
A description of the experience
Julian of Norwich – Revelations of Divine Lov
AND after this I saw God in a Point, that is to say, in mine understanding,—by which sight I saw that He is in all things.
Julian of Norwich – Revelations of Divine Love
AND after this He shewed a sovereign ghostly pleasance in my soul. …. This feeling was so glad and so ghostly that I was in all peace and in rest, that there was nothing in earth that should have grieved me. This lasted but a while, … There was no comfort nor none ease to me but faith, hope, and charity; and these I had in truth, but little in feeling. And anon after this our blessed Lord gave me again the comfort and the rest in soul, in satisfying and sureness so blissful and so mighty that no dread, no sorrow, no pain bodily that might be suffered should have distressed me. And then the pain shewed again to my feeling, and then the joy and the pleasing, and now that one, and now that other, divers times — I suppose about twenty times