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Jesus was also born in a school classroom

When I was a young lad, the two things I liked best about Christmas were the gifts and getting time off from school. This all changed, especially the school part, when I grew up—and came upon the unique theological writings … 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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Finding one’s “inner” Cyclops

Ancient mythology no longer serves the needs of our post-modern and scientific society. In fact, the modern human psyche and intellect can no longer recognize any relevant lessons from such fantastic stories. However, these seemingly nonsensical tales from the past … Continue reading

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Are there Bibles in heaven?

Once upon a time there was a physicist named Pete who was reading the Bible. From respect, he decided to treat it without preconceived notions or prejudice. He sincerely wanted to determine if any of its truth claims could be … Continue reading

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Bible interpretation and reverse entropy

It is estimated that over 6 billion copies of the Bible have been sold. The same report also suggests that the Bible is slowly losing its popularity with post-modern thinkers. Even theologians are struggling over the radical relativity and pluralism … Continue reading

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Angels really do live on top of puffy white clouds!

Usually, when artists depict angels, they are shown to reside and operate on top of puffy white clouds. To me, this high altitude lifestyle would seem to get boring really fast—especially over an entire eternity—and the image provided a rather … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th

Emanuel Swedenborg has given the world a unique system for interpreting events from a more rarefied spiritual view. I often find it most mentally stimulating to apply Swedenborg’s spiritual symbolism to various terrestrial traditions and see if further enlightenment can … Continue reading

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The universe is a chatterbox

One of the wonderful things that science has discovered is that the universe is full of information and that nature’s forces have the capacity to communicate this wealth of information through various waves such as sound, light, etc. In fact, … Continue reading

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Please don’t eat the flesh of your own arm!

The Bible (Isaiah 9:20) warns us of people who actually eat the flesh of their arms. I could not think of a more applicable and relevant warning for contemporary society. Such a warning against self-cannibalism even offers further proof of … Continue reading

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The difference between magic and miracles

Magic and miracles are related topics. Both phenomena make use of the fact that the physical world of nature is an analog or mirror image of the non-material spiritual world. This correspondence between the two worlds makes it possible for … Continue reading

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