Clouds of Knowing and Unknowing
An anonymous Christian mystic in the medieval period wrote The Cloud of Unknowing. I will contemplate, instead, the Cloud of Knowing.
The mystic wrote that the cloud of unknowing was a dark cloud that hovered between the ineffable God and the human who longed to know him:
”For the first time you [lift your heart to God with stirrings of love], you will find only a darkness, and as…