Monthly Archives: February 2014

Scientists and Cherubim

Science says one thing about the world, religion another. There is a small but growing movement towards unifying these two paths of discovery. And I admit that I am a serious player in this unique movement. While I have had … Continue reading

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Swedenborg sensed that he was a ratfink

Swedenborg lived a most useful and charitable life. Anyone would judge by his scientific achievements and his faith in God that he was a good man for society. The point I wish to make here is that good deeds and … Continue reading

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Depth of character

One of the issues I have against various paths for personal transformation is the reluctance to dig deep into one’s character. As a result these strategies usually cover over any serious flaws we may be carrying, and instead, point to … Continue reading

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Spiritual Sleep

This is a very difficult topic to discuss. Why? When people get out of bed and have their physical eyes open it is hard to convince them that they are going through life on “automatic pilot” or that they see … Continue reading

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Advanced Digestion

We use digestive metaphors to describe mental processes all the time. For instance, when pondering a thought we will use the words, “I’ll chew on that.” Also, we easily exchange the phrase “ruminating over” for mental activity. Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg … Continue reading

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Spiritual flowers

Everything in nature corresponds to an inner quality of the human heart and mind. In this way we can discover many hidden secrets about reality by taking a higher or more elevated view of things we find in the natural … Continue reading

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Don’t confuse science with scientism

In my award-winning book Proving God, I attempt to unify science with theology. While some people would argue that the realm of science only embraces the material world, this limited definition is better called scientism. Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg (whose ideas … Continue reading

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Gloria Gaynor shares her wisdom

About a week or two ago I saw Gloria Gaynor being interviewed on TV. She had the hit disco-era song, “I Will Survive.” She was asked what she had learned after all these years. One of her answers perked up … Continue reading

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