inner light

noun, often capitalized I&L

Definition of inner light 

: a divine presence held (as in Quaker doctrine) to enlighten and guide the soul

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Soft, translucent glazes of oil paint make the painting shine with an inner light. Christopher Knight,, "Bellini masterpieces at the Getty make for one of the year's best museum shows," 13 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of inner light

1856, in the meaning defined above

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