Category Archives: Life after death

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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Ted and Fred

Once upon a time there were two very moral men, named Ted and Fred. You could not tell them apart by observing their efforts to do the right thing for their fellow citizens. However Ted received many more honors while … Continue reading

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What would be a most effective book title?

As an author I know that the title (and topic) of a book will often determine its sales potential. On pondering this issue I have come to the conclusion that such a successful title would read: Become beautiful, slim, healthy, … Continue reading

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Whose stomach are you going to end up in?

There is no way around it. We are all going to end up in someone’s (or something’s stomach). For instance, when we die, our physical bodies will become food for various worms, grubs and microbes. Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg extended this … Continue reading

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Reaching God’s Heaven requires self-initiation

Too many people only want to go were they can find acceptance (they even expect this from God). But God and heaven’s angels already accept everyone into their kingdom of mutual love. So what keeps people from enjoying heavenly peace … Continue reading

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My shrinking Thanksgiving

There are fewer people at the Thanksgiving table. Parents and grandparents have passed on to another realm. This situation has a big influence on what I say for grace on the holidays. Usually, expressing gratitude to the Lord God for … Continue reading

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Seeking Mr. Rotten

My search for God and His heavenly kingdom seems to be going in a different direction than most others when it comes to spiritual transformation. Although I am a follower of Emanuel Swedenborg’s theology, I even seem to be moving … Continue reading

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Why does the Bible speak of two deaths?

There is a curious passage in Holy Scripture (Rev. 2:11) that states, “He that overcometh shall not be hurt by the second death.” Are we to suffer two deaths? Isn’t one enough? We all worry about our physical death, so … Continue reading

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