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The three psycho-nuptials and spiritual growth

In Emanuel Swedenborg’s great theological work Divine Love & Wisdom (n 404), he discusses three levels of marriage (nuptials) or conjunction between the human intellect and heart that leads to true reasoning and rationality. The main message here is that … Continue reading

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Angels have “street smarts”

The term “street smarts” depicts someone who learns about life on the streets, rather than from books or from school. The phrase means that “wisdom” can be acquired by an individual who is not separated from their environment and the … Continue reading

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Will I fare better than a starving child?

Don’t know. You see I am a follower of the spiritual ideas of Emanuel Swedenborg’s theological writings. He claimed that all children go to heaven because they die in innocence. Heaven consists of those who are in innocence. I personally … Continue reading

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The human mind, Scripture and organized data (exotic matter)

As a Swedenborgian theologian, one of the most interesting directions science is moving in is the notion of “exotic matter.” The deeper they probe into coherent structure, the more they run into organized information. This organized data is called exotic … Continue reading

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Who is Uncle Ed?

Don’t know for sure, but this secretive character seems to be bursting upon the storytelling scene with his new book Cupid and the King of Muck. I have had the opportunity to read his new children’s book, which is an … Continue reading

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Is it okay for witches to eat little children?

In Fairy Tales, that is exactly what witches are designated to do! Unfortunately, such stories have been deemed “savage” towards children by some post-modern thinkers who are strident at pointing out any kind of injustice they think they see with … Continue reading

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All husbands become fashion designers for their wives in heaven

With the recent Oscar Awards and the “Red Carpet” walk in Hollywood by various celebrities and stars I thought I might add a spiritual twist to the focus on fashion and glamour. When one becomes a spiritual citizen in the … Continue reading

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Heaven is innocence

My wife found this wonderful drawing made by our son in his youth while we were cleaning house recently. It is full of loving depictions of his family (mom and dad) and pets intermixed with lots of hearts. The rendering … Continue reading

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A woman’s greatest beauty secret – a wise man!

Women wish to be beautiful. According to scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg this wish comes from a deeper spiritual reality within women for expressing their desire to love and be loved. Where did Swedenborg find this out? From heaven, while conversing with … Continue reading

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Religion needs an overhaul!

Religion is losing its importance in Europe. It is also being vehemently challenged more and more by a growing number of atheistic U.S. citizens. Religion in Muslim countries is growing but it has also shown an ugly side of intolerance … Continue reading

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