Crossing Over (a 6-word story)

This is the entry-point to heaven.

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(Photo by Ferenc Horvath on Unsplash)

Author’s Note: I’ve been reading a lot of Christian mysticism recently, and I’ve been interested by the idea of “liminal spaces.” The word “liminal” comes from the Latin word “limen,” which means threshold. Liminal space can refer to a transition period in life where a transformation can take place, but I’ve also been interested in the idea of a passageway between worlds.

I’ve read a little Celtic mythology and love reading about the ancient Celts’ idea of the Otherworld. The Otherworld was believed to be the realm of the deities and also the dead, and was said to be a separate plane of existence. There were various entry-points to the Otherworld, most notably in Fairie or sid mounds. This is why I really liked the picture I took recently of the door of an abandoned house near our apartment (which I shared here) – it reminded me of some enchanted, liminal entry-point!

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