Category Archives: Life after death

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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Fred, Mary, Hank and Sue won’t be going to Heaven

I am not suggesting that individuals who have those names won’t eventually become angels of God’s heavenly kingdom, it is just that they won’t be able to take their terrestrial birth names with them into this rarefied realm. Here’s why: … Continue reading

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Most of the Bible’s stories don’t exist in spacetime

When we read the Lord God’s Holy Word with our terrestrial eyeballs we only see the tip of the iceberg of what it is trying to tell us. The reason is, that the most meaningful parts of Scripture are hidden … Continue reading

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The Lord God and my wife are my two greatest heroes

The Lord tries to change me from within while my wife works from without. Together, they have wisely conspired to turn me into a prince. Both know what constitutes being a good person, here and in the hereafter. Theologically, I … Continue reading

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A new kind of funeral service

Frank was attending the funeral service of his longtime friend, Fred, who had recently died from complications of the liver. As Frank sat in his folding chair and listened to the various eulogies given by those who knew Fred most … Continue reading

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Swedenborg’s inner filth

In 1745 scientist Emanuel Swedenborg was enjoying a sumptuous meal at an English Tavern and contemplating his discovery that Holy Scripture held profound ideas, hidden from the eyes of men. Suddenly he perceived that the room he was sitting in … Continue reading

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