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Jimi Hendrix Experience

Posted by St Louis on January 30, 2004

In Reply to: Red Sea experience posted by Bob on January 29, 2004

: : A coworker sent me an e-mail prayer this morning. Hmmm. What does she know that I don't? Anyway, I thought this was an interesting expression. I'd heard of a "mountaintop experience," but not a:

: : RED SEA EXPERIENCE - "Dear Lord, when I come to a Red Sea experience in my life - no way around, or back, no way but through - remind me that 'those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.' (Isaiah 40:31 - NKJV) Help me, Lord, to learn to wait until all fear is gone, until Your peace floods my soul, until You tell me to 'move on.' In Jesus' name I pray. Amen." * © 1999 by D. L. Hammond, Permission to copy granted for noncommercial use.

: Someone in need of special effects.

"The Jimi Hendrix Experience"
a multi-media cultural phenomenon often exploited, imitated and never bettered
feeling ecstatic and effortlessly able to exceed others' performance
unexpected reflux or vomit not due to excess alcohol
having people talk about you for image, not the substance of your work

all definitions from "The 1960s and all that: The Collected Musings and False Memories of Li Yar"