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Jimi Hendrix Experience

Posted by ESC on January 30, 2004

In Reply to: Jimi Hendrix Experience posted by St Louis on January 30, 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"

Good one. I'd heard young people talk about "doing a Jimi Hendrix," No. 3, but not the others.