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Eating Humble Pie

Besides studying the massive work of scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg I have also made a study of the ideas of the 20th century mystic-guru George Gurdjieff. My involvement with Gurdjieff’s ideas and philosophy (for spiritual transformation) were more than intellectual since … Continue reading

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Was The Forbidden Fruit A Crisp, Juicy Apple?

Eating fruit is supposed to be healthy for us. The saying, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” is a positive testimonial to its nutritional value and fiber content. So why would God warn Adam and Eve not to … Continue reading

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Why Even Great Leaders Can Fall Into Scandal

It seems like every year the news media presents us with shocking disclosures about political leaders, actors, athletes, and members of the clergy getting caught in scandal. These are often people of great accomplishments. Even great leaders, who have started … Continue reading

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