Monthly Archives: July 2010

God’s Glass Ceiling

The term “glass ceiling” was made popular mostly during the women’s movement in the seventies to symbolize gender discrimination in the workplace. Women could see the corporate level above them but could not break through this transparent, yet “hard as … Continue reading

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A Scientific Journey Towards Heaven

One of the reasons the Swedenborgian movement has failed to capture the world’s imagination is that it has placed most of its poker chips on Swedenborg’s theological writings. Unfortunately, science rules the debate in our post-modern world. Sensing this, some … Continue reading

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Conscience is a Spiritual Organ

One of the reasons that the Lord God opened the interior powers of perception of Emanuel Swedenborg’s mind so that he could observe the phenomena of the non-physical spiritual world was because he was a highly qualified scientist. The new … Continue reading

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The pastor and the poor person

Once upon a time there was a very poor person who lived in the city’s streets. He was down on his luck and had the dice stacked against him all his life. He was in need of empathy and neighborly … Continue reading

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Is String Theory hanging by a thread?

If scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg is correct, it most certainly is. I recently got into a debate with a very intelligent individual concerning the relevancy of Swedenborg’s scientific models with that of current science. It has been somewhat embarrassing to physicists … Continue reading

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It is time to pass out the pink slips!

Having voted as a Republican, Democrat and Independent throughout my voting age and still being frustrated by government, I thought I would pass on this thought-provoking article to you by columnist Charley Reese. I originally received it as an email and … Continue reading

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Eating Humble Pie

Besides studying the massive work of scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg I have also made a study of the ideas of the 20th century mystic-guru George Gurdjieff. My involvement with Gurdjieff’s ideas and philosophy (for spiritual transformation) were more than intellectual since … Continue reading

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The Naturalist And The Angel

Once upon a time there was a naturalist named Nicole. She not only studied the ecosystem and the wonderful relationships of the various animal species, she made spectacular documentary films about nature as well. On this particular day she was … Continue reading

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An Ancient School

A long, long time ago there was a tribe of people who developed a special way to preserve their special knowledge of the spiritual reality hidden within all the created objects and processes of physical nature. On one such day … Continue reading

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Paul, Job and John

The three biblical gentlemen mentioned above and their stories represent three kinds of religious writings. Although all three appear in the canonical Bible, only one’s writings represent the legitimate Word of God. According to the discoveries of scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg, … Continue reading

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