6 Times a Mysterious Light Provided Comfort

by Kaylin Kaupish

Light and the divine are intrinsically linked. In Genesis, God’s first words were “let there be light.” In Exodus, God appears to Moses “in flames of fire from within a bush.” In the Gospel of John, Jesus said “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” But divine light isn’t just confined to Biblical times. Throughout history, people have witnessed awe-inspiring luminosities that made them wonder—were they experiencing glimpses of a heavenly glow? Below are five examples of such lights. Some have scientific explanations, some defy logic, but all have provided spiritual comfort in times of darkness.