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Psycho-spiritual flora and fauna

Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg made the claim that the evolution of the human spirit mirrors the evolution of organic life (plants and animals) on earth. Both “upward” processes involve a similar principle of the rules and order in the trajectory of … Continue reading

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The pregnant woman standing on the moon

One of the most ultra-fantastic scenes portrayed in Holy Scripture is in the Revelation chapter (Apocalypse) where a pregnant woman is standing on the moon and a Great Dragon is threatening her (see Rev 12: 1-3). Here, faith runs up … 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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Hypno-church

One of the details most curiously missed in Bible interpretation (exegesis) is that before humans were removed from the “Garden of Eden” Adam was put to sleep. Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg correctly stated that this “sleep” was actually a state of … Continue reading

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Swedenborg cracked the Christmas Story code

Without breaking through the profound symbolism of the Christmas Story, some people will always attack it because of negative associations. Such individuals see Christmas as the birth of a hateful religion that has led to western colonialism and a slew … Continue reading

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More people would embrace Swedenborg’s ideas if they paid closer attention to their own thoughts

Swedenborg made a remarkable claim that God had given him the ability to explore the Spiritual World and report its secrets to those on earth. This exploration took almost thirty years and Swedenborg wrote dozens of books to convey what … Continue reading

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Can one predict the future of a seed?

Accidents aside, it is self-evident that a seed will eventually produce more seeds. In between, the seed passes through well-known steps, like root, stem, branches, leaves, flowers, and fruit before becoming new seeds again. This happens over and over again! … Continue reading

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What kind of “tail” are you growing?

George Gurdjieff once complimented a follower of his ideas by saying that her progress was even causing her to “grow a tail.” It was statements like that one that convinced me that Gurdjieff had a similar understanding of spiritual symbolism … Continue reading

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Donald has a strange spiritual dream

Donald woke up perplexed about a dream he had during the night. In the dream he was visiting a Zoo, but instead of animals all its enclosures contained Holy Bibles. So Donald climbed up a nearby mountain to ask a … Continue reading

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A new kind of church experience

One Sunday, as Charlie was listening to a preacher’s sermon at his local church, he began to experience something new—a state of increased awareness. He became more aware of himself sitting in the church pew. It was as though he … Continue reading

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