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May your Faith be like a Christmas Tree

May your faith be like a Christmas Tree.

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Gurdjieff helped me understand Swedenborg better

I was introduced to the ideas of George Gurdjieff and Emanuel Swedenborg on the very same day. This allowed me to gain potent material for weighing and verifying their two systems of spiritual transformation. I have become alarmed that many … Continue reading

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Higher level “bruising”

According to scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg, Holy Scripture (God’s Word) contains several distinct levels of meaning. Swedenborg even wrote many volumes of work to provide an abundance of evidence that the words of the sacred narratives within the Holy Bible actually … Continue reading

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If you end up in Hell, it will be for a good cause!

It would be impossible to make sense of the anti-intuitive title for this blog post unless you were familiar with the spiritual ideas of scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg. It was revealed to him that the spiritual world was organized into societies … Continue reading

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The difference between “facts” and “truth”

Facts and truth both represent information. But there is a big difference between these two types of verifiably “correct” data. Facts represent dead data while truth is information that is spiritual or living. This is why factual data is often … Continue reading

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Wilbur And The Two Salt Shakers

Maybe this story happened. Maybe it didn’t. Or maybe it someday will. Once upon a time there lived, or should I say there existed, a young man named Wilbur. I say “existed” because Wilbur was not very happy. And to … Continue reading

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Heaven Is Not A Retirement Destination

I recall an episode of The Twilight Zone TV series where a man of suspicious character is killed and suddenly finds himself regaining consciousness in the hereafter. He is greeted by a host, who has been given the special responsibility … Continue reading

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