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Funerals are a terrible thing to waste

When I have attended funerals I have observed that there is a common presumption by the mourners that the deceased person is now in a “better place” and is being cared for by God and heaven’s angels. Maybe yes. Maybe … Continue reading

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The Lord God is taking away all my powers!

I used to be young, good looking and cocky. I thought that I had the world in the palm of my hands. Today, I am no longer a spring chicken. I am also no longer “filled with myself.” Studying the … Continue reading

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Angels are just as evil as devils

The above headline may at first seem anti-intuitive but if you believe that all good and truth comes from the Lord God, it cannot be otherwise. According to scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg, all angels and devils come from the human race. … Continue reading

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You won’t get any applause in Heaven

Down here on Earth we welcome peer appreciation. Entertainers live for the applause. Such positive recognition and feedback provides us with a validation of our self worth. Unfortunately, we falsely believe this praise to be the essence of heavenly joy. … Continue reading

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Does “maya” interfere with biblical interpretation?

The term “maya” comes from the Hindu/Buddhist philosophy that studying the world solely through sensory perception produces ILLUSION. Worldly phenomena conceal a deeper reality, undetected by the five senses, which expresses the ultimate unity of Being and existence. Fundamental reality … Continue reading

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