Let us reflect on forgiveness. I, like a lot of people, have had to deal with the muddy waters and gummy thorns of forgiveness. I was once in a severe cult. It is a long story (for another time); let’s just say it was very
In the post I did before about conjugal love (marriage love) and soul mates Swedenborg said, "Therefore it is provided that conjugal pairs be born and that, under the Lord's auspices, they be continually educated for their marriage, neither the boy nor the girl knowing
The value of being able to see and feel that all good comes from God is that it opens us to receive. Believing all good comes from God orders the spiritual circuitry in our soul to receive and give the way it's meant
'There is none good but God'. This is a hard saying for many people. I remember I used to not get what it meant, or how it worked, so I couldn't really accept it. But now I can feel and sense the truth of it
There is only one God and that is Jesus the divine human. There can be only one God by the nature of what the divine is. The divine is omnipotent and omnipresent, and there can only be One who has this power and quality. If
The heat and light of the natural sun corresponds to love and wisdom from the spiritual sun. We know the sun provides heat and light without which nothing could live. Suns are the source of all energy and raw material for the entire natural world.
Light corresponds to wisdom. This is often used as a metaphor, but it is an actual truth. They correspond in their image and function - they both shine and illuminate, and are both in union, light with heat and wisdom with love. Light is natural
From the Bible, Luke 8: "But as He went, the multitudes thronged Him. 43 Now a woman, having a flow of blood for twelve years, who had spent all her livelihood on physicians and could not be healed by any, 44 came from behind and touched the border of
Whether or not this societal moment of 'social distancing' is politically just or not, it is upon us. I am finding, as everyone, most of my ways of going out and doing things are not available. It feels like God is giving His people, the
Why is it significant to explore deep issues concerning the Lord?
The deeper the conception and love we have for the Lord while here on earth the more wonders and truths will be open to us in heaven. Here is an extraordinary condition Swedenborg relates