Intuitive Glimmering

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An Intuitive Glimmering is a type of Connection Experience characterized by extremely low intensity and short duration.

Syncretic Terms

Intuitive Glimmering > Active Imagination, Consciousness of Presence, Synchronicity


Intuitive Glimmerings are similar, if not identical with, Peak Experiences.

Intuitive Glimmerings are quite common. Abraham Maslow suggested only the mentally sick did not have them.

Edward Carpenter notes that "to almost all mankind flashes (or glimmers) of the same thing come in those moments of exaltation or intuition which form the basis of religion, art, literature, and much even of practical life.[1]


  1. Carpenter, Edward. The Art of Creation: Essays on the Self and Its Powers. Ravenio Books. Kindle Edition. Emphasis added.
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