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The inconsistencies of human behavior

In his enjoyable book Boyhood With Gurdjieff, a young Fritz Peters talks about his amazing experiences at George Gurdjieff’s Institute For The Harmonious Development Of Man near Paris, France. The purpose of Gurdjieff’s remarkable Institute was to put people in … Continue reading

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Sophie, a discriminating scientist, talks to two sages about the Bible

Once upon a time there lived an intellectually sophisticated woman named Sophie. She had chosen a career as a scientist. She was not motivated simply by proving that women were equally capable of learning math and the methods of rational … Continue reading

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Why this Swedenborgian likes Gurdjieff

I am a Swedeborgian Christian who has also embraced the ideas of George Gurdjieff. Allow me to share with you one big, big reason. Perhaps Emanuel Swedenborg’s most shocking theological claim is that there was once a more ancient Word … Continue reading

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Me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me!

When I settle down, become quiet and pay attention to my thoughts and feelings something unique takes place.  Normally I take it for granted that all my thoughts and feelings originate from me. So how is it possible that I … Continue reading

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Made from 75% Elephant Dung!

My heart swelled with pride when I first read those words. I was looking at the back of my eldest son Ed’s new business card. In a recent blog post I mentioned that he had opened the first all green … Continue reading

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John at Patmos

Once upon a time the Apostle John found himself on the island of Patmos. Geographically, this island could be said to be located in the middle of two great civilizations—east and west. But John also found himself in an unusual … Continue reading

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The Holy Word and pre-geometry

As someone who is deeply interested in unifying science and theology I am quite amused that some very serious physicists are attempting to formulate how spacetime and matter emerged from a pre-geometric realm. This involves coming up with a theory … Continue reading

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The Magic Window

Once upon a time there was a little girl named Debbie. She was looking out of the window of her room while thinking about God and the things that she had learned in Sunday School that day. These spiritual lessons … Continue reading

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Couch potato Christianity

In the Judeo-Christian tradition, taken from the narratives of the Holy Bible, Jehovah God gives His people the Ten Commandments, literally written on stone. These sacred precepts and tenets are God’s wise strategy for saving humankind from sin and evil. … Continue reading

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Is God taking part in the “Whale Wars”?

There is a series of TV programs currently airing on Animal Planet called “Whale Wars.” The series highlights the fight between those who wish to profit from killing whales and those who are protecting whale species from extinction. Has God … Continue reading

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