Tag Archives: self-love

Why people don’t understand evil

Often we mistakenly judge goodness and evil based on whether an action taken is helpful or hurtful in society. This is flawed thinking because it is natural rather than spiritual. You see, a “bad” person can be helpful to others … Continue reading

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Is God a body snatcher?

Most definitely! With the 2013 Halloween season approaching, I found myself contemplating the classic horror film Invasion of the Body Snatchers. I wondered if there was any spiritual symbolism that could be teased out of this morbid tale. In the … Continue reading

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Will Hell Be Empty Some Day?

Sorry. The answer is no. At least this is the theological position taken by scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg. What is surprising is that it is not the position taken by all Swedenborgians. In some previous posts I have jousted with those … Continue reading

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Spiritual Identity Theft

I am seeing more and more articles and news stories on the growing problem of identity theft. Few things seem more insidious than some stranger having access to your personhood. However, one form of identity theft that is even more … Continue reading

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The Tower Of Babble

As a creative writer I enjoy concocting an occasional play on words. The title for this blog post is an obvious play on the biblical phrase “Tower of Babel.” The words “Babel” and “babble” not only sound similar, they confer … Continue reading

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Is there a truth that one can find?

Yes! But the answer to the above question has nothing to do with finding some irrefutable fact and sticking it into our memory bank. The question goes to the human heart as much as to the human intellect. It has … Continue reading

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Would you go to heaven if God removed all your sins with a snap of the finger?

Nope. You would cease to think or emote! Scientist/theologian, Emanuel Swedenborg, who claimed that the Lord God opened his spiritual sight so that he could observe phenomena in the spiritual world and publish his findings for humanity, witnessed the following … Continue reading

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Is God surgery-happy?

In God’s perpetual effort to enter into a covenant with the human race various divine strategies were devised and described throughout the narratives of Holy Scripture. In Genesis, one of these new strategies involved circumcision. This ritual, introduced at the … Continue reading

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Are We Committing Identity Theft Against God?

Even God is not safe from identity theft. Of course, there is no way to dumpster dive into God’s cosmic trash bin, or get hold of God’s pin number or identification cards. Yet, one can steal God’s identity simply by … Continue reading

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How to turn a rib into a woman!

It is actually a very simple thing to do. All it takes is to convince yourself that you are more important than God. Of course, this will mean that you will have to close your eyes and be asleep to … Continue reading

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