Category Archives: Life after death

Does your Astral Body stink?

The strange word formulation, above, was uttered by George Gurdjieff, but it could have been said by Emanuel Swedenborg, as well. Both men were concerned about humankind’s inner (or spiritual) development. Humans, if they ignore their spiritual responsibilities, will literally … Continue reading

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Pondering Swedenborg’s Doctrines more deeply

I have been studying Emanuel Swedenborg’s theological writings for forty years. Each year I am becoming more convinced that I have wrongly interpreted Swedenborg’s insights towards spiritual transformation. It is true that Swedenborg pointed out the incorrectness of the Christian … Continue reading

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The Devil changes tactics

Not too long ago the Devil was evaluating his methods for expanding his hideous kingdom. He was always looking for new ways to improve and modify his devious plans so that earth-humans would become less and less suspicious of his … Continue reading

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Cutting-edge Swedenborgianism

Emanuel Swedenborg made the unique discovery that we each have three kinds or levels of blood—the red blood, the middle blood or Animal Spirit, and a higher blood fashioned from the human Soul. He first wrote about these three bloods … Continue reading

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Every generation senses reality less and less

I am writing this post because each passing generation seems to think that the world of humans is evolving in the right direction. This delusional mindset comes from ever-new scientific discoveries and new technologies, which add knowledge and convenience to … Continue reading

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Sperm and one’s spiritual quality

Sperm is more than “cum.” Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg stated that human male sperm contains real spiritual substances within it. These spiritual substances represent the deepest qualities of a male’s heart and mind. Therefore, if a male individual decides to undergo … Continue reading

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Who should we care more about—the rich person or the starving child?

That depends. If you believe that there is no life beyond this earthly plane, then it is the starving child that we should focus on. But if you believe in a spiritual world beyond this one, then it is the … Continue reading

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Why didn’t Jesus come off the cross and kick ass?

That is a question that needs some thought because Jesus was not only capable of great miracles, He also had a whole host of angels backing him up. Yet, when nailed to the cross, He allowed Himself to be treated … Continue reading

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Do angels see things scientifically?

My award-winning book, Proving God, seeks to offer rational and scientific evidence of purposeful and intelligent creation, from the ideas of Emanuel Swedenborg (and George Gurdjieff). I take issue with certain promoters of religious belief who feel such exacting evidence … Continue reading

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Depth of character

One of the issues I have against various paths for personal transformation is the reluctance to dig deep into one’s character. As a result these strategies usually cover over any serious flaws we may be carrying, and instead, point to … Continue reading

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