"The Holy Spirit is like a man with a lamp entering a dark and dirty room, and what you have learned to live with in the dark becomes repugnant in the light."
"Holy Spirit is like the heat that comes from the sun. You cannot always see heat, but you can see the effects of it. So even in darkness, for those who don't have the light of Christ, the Holy Spirit is yet at work"
"When Jesus said the Holy Spirit is like the wind, he meant that the Holy Spirit is sovereign, free, unpredictable and uncontrollable."
"The Holy Spirit is like a giant magnet that draws you to Christ. The desire in that Russian's heart to know God was put there by the Holy Spirit."
" The Holy Spirit is like an owner of a used book store. He knows where every author, topic and interest is shelved. His books are precious to him ..."
"The Holy Spirit is like the heavenly radio waves. The spirit in man is like the radio receiver. The receiver is our spirit. God has done His part, and we have to take ..."
"In the same way, the Holy Spirit is like a deep-sea diver who can go down into the depths and find out what's down there. "
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.