Category Archives: Life after death

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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Deep Walking

The mind walks just like our feet do. Both kinds of walking include destinations. However, physical walking gets us to a physical place, while mind walking takes us to a different place where our deepest values and beliefs reside. This … Continue reading

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Is Heaven a home wrecker?

Depends. Heaven is not a physical place nor is it a retirement destination. It is a reflection of the inner quality of your heart and mind (that is why the Lord said that His kingdom was “within”). It is true … Continue reading

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What does God think of Einstein and Schrodinger?

For one thing, the Lord God doesn’t care much about their cognitive theories in physics. (General relativity and quantum theory are at odds with each other in a universe that is profoundly unified.) Worse, God is even less happy about … Continue reading

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Will I fare better than a starving child?

Don’t know. You see I am a follower of the spiritual ideas of Emanuel Swedenborg’s theological writings. He claimed that all children go to heaven because they die in innocence. Heaven consists of those who are in innocence. I personally … Continue reading

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Was Swedenborg wrong about women?

There is a movement about by some followers of Emanuel Swedenborg’s theological writings to seriously challenge some of his ideas. Many of these challenges revolve around statements Swedenborg makes about women in his unique publication Conjugial Love (the spelling is … Continue reading

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