There are three stages in each glimpse. The initial one brings a soft feeling of its gentle approach. The second carries the man to its peak of upliftment, enlightenment, and peace. The final one draws him down again into a fading glow which occupies the mind's background and later survives only in memory.
-- Notebooks Category 22: Inspiration and the Overself > Chapter 6: Experiencing a Glimpse > # 82
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