“There appeared to me a beautiful girl with a radiant face, passing quickly upward toward the right, and making some haste. In age she seemed to be in the first bloom — not a child nor yet a young woman — becomingly clothed with a dress of shining black; so she was hastening on with gladness from light to light. It was said that the interiors of the Word are such in their first ascent; the black dress was the Word in the letter. ”
AC.1872 ~ Swedenborg
The previous and the following paragraphs to this one are extremely beautiful and enlightening about the Sacred Scriptures. I’ll have to study to make them shorter though, before I can present them. How do you take such Sun light in your hands, and make it “shorter” ?