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Imagined halos

I caught myself wearing such a personally inflating “headpiece” and getting it off was—and still is—quite a challenge. Because I was an artist and creative thinker, I had deceived myself over a long period of time that I was somehow … Continue reading

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A Caveat to Spiritual Growth

One of the strange new ideas that scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg brought to the table of religion was that self-examination and inner purging is necessary before we can obtain the proper innocence by which the good we do in the world … Continue reading

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Heaven Is Not A Retirement Destination

I recall an episode of The Twilight Zone TV series where a man of suspicious character is killed and suddenly finds himself regaining consciousness in the hereafter. He is greeted by a host, who has been given the special responsibility … Continue reading

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