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“God tempts no one.”

The above phase is taken from Emanuel Swedenborg’s Apocalypse Explained (246). Yet elsewhere, Swedenborg insists that God’s truths cannot be instilled (acquired) into one’s inner life without temptations. So what gives here? According to Swedenborg, the Lord God uses every … Continue reading

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Living Light

Light brings in most of the information that reaches our brains. Then, something miraculous happens to it once it gets inside us. This light, which brings in information about the physical arena, transforms into a different type of light. This … Continue reading

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Escaping from my friends

I am sitting among some respected friends who have gotten together to discuss deep spiritual ideas. I feel fortunate that I am associated with such special individuals. The meeting gives me a warm and cozy feeling of togetherness, belonging and … Continue reading

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Feeding the moon

If you have ever studied the ideas of George Gurdjieff you most likely have come upon the strange expression of “feeding the moon.” It represents a sophisticated grasp of universal cosmic law, so understanding what this phrase means can offer … Continue reading

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A miracle in Malverne

I grew up as a Roman Catholic in the town of Malverne, Long Island, New York. I attended the public elementary school there, so when I was seven years old I had to also attend religious instructions one day a … Continue reading

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Hackers from Hell

Hacking has actually been going on for thousands and thousands of years. Not the kind that destroys or alters your physical computer files but a much deeper and subtler form of hacking. It’s the hacking of the human heart and … Continue reading

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Some rational clues as to why we can survive physical death

The current scientific/mechanistic view of human consciousness holds that the processes of inert microscopic physical matter in the brain is responsible for this unique experiencing. Scientifically speaking, the only hope of our consciousness surviving the physical death of our bodies … Continue reading

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A new destination hotspot—visit the Land of Goshen!

In biblical times the “land of Goshen” represented the very best place to live in Egypt. This is where Joseph, Jacob and the Israelites settled during the famine described in Genesis (47:5,6). However, deep within the literal words of this … Continue reading

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There are TWO kinds of Truth

There is external truth and internal truth. External truth is the knowledge we seek from the physical world through various books, personal experience, philosophy, science or even religion. This outer approach merely implants knowledge into our memory banks. But internal … Continue reading

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Spiritual Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a condition in the physical human brain where an aging person suffers from gradual loss of memory. This condition of mental deterioration ends with death. What is unknown to most people is that loss of memory occurs … Continue reading

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