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Hickory Nuts!

There is a saying among some gardeners that “When you plant a tree, you do it for someone else.” In other words, the original planter will not get to see (and enjoy) a tree reach its full stature and beauty. … Continue reading

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Swedenborg and Gurdjieff’s search for higher mind

One of the major discoveries about the “human potential” made by both Emanuel Swedenborg and George Gurdjieff is that all humans have innate and deeper levels of mental activity. This deeper level of perception, understanding and feeling is fully developed … Continue reading

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From Walt Disney to God

As a young boy I used to love to watch cartoon characters. I totally accepted the idea that animals (and even trees) could talk and act like humans. Cartoon characters touched something deep inside my young mind and I unconsciously … Continue reading

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You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink it.

Almost everyone in America has heard this phrase. And, almost everyone sees it as representing wise advice, highly relevant to human life. In other words, its message is not literal (with only horse owners in mind) but rather, is a … Continue reading

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Swedenborg’s Triple Discovery

Emanuel Swedenborg, as a scientist, discovered that all things and processes, on all scales, proceeded by the same rules. In this way, he provided a model for how all laws and phenomena in the universe could be grasped as being … Continue reading

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Can a nice, juicy cheeseburger lead us to Cosmic Truth?

Most definitely! In fact, even a lowly vegetable can show us the way to cosmic truth. But in order for these food items to lead us to profound truth we must eat them and simply follow the digestive process. When … Continue reading

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Can God play a governing role in a universe maintained by scientific laws?

The quick answer is “yes.” But the problem with such a question is that it assumes that scientists have got it right. According to scientist/theologian, Emanuel Swedenborg, God is law and order itself. Therefore, God does not violate scientific laws … Continue reading

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Will we have to endure practical jokes in Heaven?

Yes and no. It depends on what we believe constitutes true happiness in heaven. According to scientists/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg, who claimed to have been given the special ability (by the Lord) to observe people in the “other” world, he saw … Continue reading

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Existence is Relationship

Nothing exists by itself. This insight is actually supported by the discoveries of quantum physics called quantum entanglement, which includes the ideas of non-locality and non-separability. Yet, this holistic concept could just as easily find its expression in a Sunday … Continue reading

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