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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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Cosmetics vs. Cosmology

One of the less flattering discoveries I have made over the last several years is that human “art” has degenerated in the same way as the human psyche. (I know this because I have, throughout my life, been occupied with … Continue reading

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Gloria Gaynor shares her wisdom

About a week or two ago I saw Gloria Gaynor being interviewed on TV. She had the hit disco-era song, “I Will Survive.” She was asked what she had learned after all these years. One of her answers perked up … 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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How do you circumcise fruit?

We are told in Holy Scripture that we will be “known by our fruit” (the spiritual quality of our works). Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg also points out that “good” fruit is circumcised fruit. But how do you go about circumcising fruit? … Continue reading

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Is spiritual transformation selfish?

Some see the process of spiritual transformation as the epitome of self-centeredness. After all, one is trying to get God’s attention and protect one’s eternal behind. So rather than getting caught up in mere “navel-gazing,” people are choosing to be … 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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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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