Sunnie D. Kidd/Jim Kidd, author
In 1970, Sunnie D. Kidd coined the term Inbetweenness to conceptualize the mystery of interconnectedness of all beings. Inbetweenness is the web that connects the cosmos and everything in it. It is, on a smaller scale, the nervous system, which connects our universe and holds it together. Inbetweenness is a shared resonating spiritual field of movement and vibration, which is the root of all spiritual experiences and scientific investigation. It is the common ground of all religions, which has been called the primordial om, akasha, prana, the quantum field, the music of the spheres and the thumbprint of God. Inbetweenness can be experienced, on the personal scale, as a shared spiritual dimension, which connects us to everyone and everything else. This is the same field of energy that saints, mystics, Buddhas, yogis, priests, shamans and seers have experienced by looking within themselves. Inbetweenness is unseen and unheard, yet is deeply experienced in interpersonal relationships, where authenticity characterizes the way that two or more persons are together. In the heart of Inbetweenness, two or more persons? spiritual dimensions intermingle, and a new dimension emerges in each that did not exist prior to coming together in this way. This shared spiritual dimension is a central energizing quality and provides a sense of protection, support and caring. The new dimension that emerges involves an infinite spiritual dimension, where participating people are enabled to go where neither alone could go. Each person, in the relationship, takes the other person forward in life. Through both good and bad times and together, they enjoy an interpersonal transcendence, which enlivens, enriches and engenders compassion, care and solicitude. The spiritual dimensions, in each person, resonate, harmonize, reverberate together, and in so doing, set up a resonantial field of dynamic unity within where each person finds empathy, understanding and deep care.