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Creating a predatory inner dictate

It took awhile for me to connect my habitual consciousness and knowledge to my inner conscience (what Emanuel Swedenborg calls the sacred data of one’s “remains”). The special functioning of my remains within my internal natural mind (subconscious mind) represents a … Continue reading

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Was Jesus a slacker?

How could a divine individual, wielding so much personal power, pretty much leave the world as he found it—in turmoil? Yeah, He fed a few thousand people, healed a couple of them from terrible diseases, even bringing a dead person … Continue reading

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The two “do-gooders”

Once upon a time there were two do-gooders. Their names were Amy and Angus. They accepted the great challenge of making the world a better place. But since they knew that there were two real worlds—physical and spiritual realms—they decided … Continue reading

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A memorial to God’s unknown soldiers

Memorial Day in the United States honors those who have bravely and unselfishly given their lives to protect the freedoms of those who pursue happiness. This tribute even extends to those soldiers who have remained unidentified—called the Unknown Soldiers. I … Continue reading

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Will God do anything to hurt you?

Yes. God will “do” things that cause us misery. First of all if we each lived in a perfect world, where all our personal desires were met, there would be no need for seeking a nobler spiritual life. There would … Continue reading

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The Devil’s latest strategy

Once upon a time the Devil was sunbathing on his recliner by the lake of fire and basking in his universal fame and the success with which he was able to disrupt God’s plan for human salvation. Suddenly several of … Continue reading

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Spiritual Colonialism

Looking over a news article about plans for a gambling casino to be built next to the historic Gettysburg battlefield site inspired me to write this post. It seems as though we are experiencing a “second wave” of colonialism in … Continue reading

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In honor of Veterans of Spiritual Wars

Today is Veterans Day. On this important day, Americans pay particular tribute to those special individuals who have made the ultimate sacrifice to defend their country with their life. I would also like to remind you that God has asked … Continue reading

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Conscience and Armageddon

Conscience is the battleground where our various proclivities and compulsions fight it out with the things we know to be true and proper. If religion and God’s tenets form our conscience, then the stakes are raised. It not only becomes … Continue reading

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Keep those arms up, Moses!

Imagine a general who could affect the outcome of a battle by the length of time he could hold his arms up in the air. When his arms are raised up, his army gains the upper hand. But once he … Continue reading

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