Category Archives: Parenting

When does the Lord God start protecting one’s “remains”?

There is a spiritual function which is only discussed in the theological writings of Emanuel Swedenborg. Apparently, everyone during the innocence of their childhood has genuine feelings of love stored (and protected) deeply within their psyches. These noble feelings serve … Continue reading

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Throwing your parents under the bus

As harsh as such an action may seem, it is the actual outcome of genuine spiritual transformation. According to scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg, when we transform our lives into spiritual/angelic beings, we then become the progeny of the Lord God. This … Continue reading

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Signing books for my “Goodreads Giveaway” winners

I recently gave away 20 free copies of my new book Cupid and the King of Muck on Goodreads.com. I’m grateful for the support we received from the nearly 800 interested readers who entered to win a copy. So I … 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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Helping parents raise good children

All parents want the best for their children. This includes giving them the proper love, comfort and education to help them acquire the curiosity and skills they will need when they go out into the world as young adults. However, … Continue reading

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The future of education

In the future, when the human species becomes nobler, they will begin to adapt the education of their children to accomplish genuine spiritual and heavenly goals within their chosen field of study. That is, education will serve to re-connect knowledge … 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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Saving innocent children from harm

This is a tougher problem than most people suspect.  The lack of a solution does not come simply from apathy. For instance, lots of money has been sent to places like Haiti but it is not getting into the right … Continue reading

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Conscience is a Spiritual Organ

One of the reasons that the Lord God opened the interior powers of perception of Emanuel Swedenborg’s mind so that he could observe the phenomena of the non-physical spiritual world was because he was a highly qualified scientist. The new … Continue reading

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What is the best way to approach a child who yearns for truth?

One of my Facebook friends recently asked me to comment on the above question. It is a big and important topic for a short blog post. But here goes. First, approach your child with love, hugs and a great big … Continue reading

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