Monthly Archives: September 2009

Divorce and Hypnotism

Most children experience divorce by the time they are five years old—whether their parents split up or not. Huh? I am talking about the inevitable split in the psyche of all children who are forced to grow up in the … Continue reading

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The Angel and the “Changeling.”

Once upon a time there was a unique man who could change into anything he wanted. He had developed such powers of mind over matter that he could change into a rock, a tree, any kind of animal or even … Continue reading

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Who creates the best smiles – a dentist or a church?

While I was sitting in the dentist’s waiting room the other day, feeling the need to find something to occupy my brain, I reached over for a brochure on the table next to me. It was a brochure designed to … Continue reading

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Without misfortune, distress, and sickness our lives would suffer.

That may sound like a great paradox but I am referring to eternal happiness not worldly happiness. We usually are happy when things are going OUR way. That is, happiness is obtained when life and the world all fall into … Continue reading

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In heaven we can even choose our relatives!

There is a wise saying that “you can choose your friends but you cannot choose your relatives.” On earth, we are all stuck with our brothers, sisters, parents, grandparents, uncles and cousins. However, in the non-physical realm of heaven, things … Continue reading

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Flip that “spiritual” house

Once upon a time there was a woman named Grace who sensed that she needed to change her life, or as they say metaphorically, get her house in order. So she turned to the Bible for guidance and eagerly began … Continue reading

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Have you explored your spiritual genealogy?

The enterprise of following one’s family tree or family history back to our ancestors has become increasingly popular in recent times. The interest in such activity comes from a desire and sense that we can learn more about ourselves from … Continue reading

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Can you weigh and measure a thought or idea?

A human thought or idea is not a physical thing like a potato or rock. Yet ideas and thoughts do seem to have their own peculiar metrics (system of measurement). Are ideas less real than solid rocks? The importance of … Continue reading

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The origin of women wearing jewelry

According to theologian Emanuel Swedenborg, the custom of women wearing jewelry has its roots in spiritual symbolism. In other words, the wearing of jewelry was more than a means to enhance one’s physical appearance and attractiveness, it symbolized the inner … Continue reading

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The Angel and the Neuroscientist

Once upon a time there was a neuroscientist named Fred. He was different from most neuroscientists in that he believed that the universe did not run on its own, but that it was sustained by God’s continuous action and providence. … Continue reading

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