The transformation of Christmas gifts

three wise menThe transformation I am alluding to has nothing to do with the fact that Christmas gifts have gotten more technologically advanced over the years—like computers, video games and iPhones. The more profound change to giving and getting gifts that I am addressing is not a physical one—it is more personal.

It is a change in one’s inner reality.

These inner gifts have to do with changing the qualities of our character. These gifts change us from little children of the planet earth to God’s heavenly children.

Such transformed Christmas presents are invisible to the human eye, but quite apparent to everyone’s heart.

These are the kinds of gifts from God that transform people.

Merry Christmas, everyone!

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EDWARD F. SYLVIA, M.T.S. Philosopher/Theologian Edward F. Sylvia attended the School of Visual Arts in New York and received his Master of Theological Studies at the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, CA and a Certificate of Swedenborgian Studies from the Swedenborgian House of Studies. He is a member of the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences (C.T.N.S.) and the Swedenborg Scientific Association (S.S.A.). Award-winning author of "Sermon From the Compost Pile: Seven Steps Toward Creating An Inner Garden" and "Proving God," which fulfills a continuing vision that God’s fingerprints of love can be found everywhere in the manifest universe. His most recent book, "Swedenborg & Gurdjieff: The Missing Links" is an edgy collection of anti-intuitive essays for personal transformation that challenges and inspires. He has been a student of the ideas of both Emanuel Swedenborg and George I. Gurdjieff for over thirty years. Read more about TheGodGuy, his books and his ideas at http://www.staircasepress.com
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