A veil or dark glass filters out light and prevents the complete image from passing through. We are veiled from seeing and sensing the fullness of reality.
Bees, butterflies, and certain birds can see light that is invisible to humans. Dogs, bats, dolphins and other animals can hear sound that is inaudible to us. So much of reality is filtered out and undetected by our physical senses. There is light that we cannot see, sound that we cannot hear, and matter that we cannot feel.
“All spirit is matter, but it is more fine or pure, and can only be discerned by purer eyes; we cannot see it; but when our bodies are purified we shall see that it is all matter.”•
“And the Lord spake unto Enoch, and said unto him: Anoint thine eyes with clay, and wash them, and thou shalt see. And he did so. And he beheld the spirits that god had created;