A candle symbolizes Christ, specifically his self-giving love and the gifts of life we receive from Him. The candle provides light and warmth as it consumes its own substance, the wax. The wax and wick work in symbiosis, in other words, form
SYMBOLOGY IN THE CHRISTMAS TREE
I have a beautiful Christmas tree in my house, with lights, streamers, ornaments and a star on top. As do so many, I love having a Christmas tree and decorating it.
It is wonderful to contemplate the symbology and correspondences of the
When I was about seven I remember having the first experience of hating. We had recently moved back to the town of Barstow after living in LA for a year. I had a group of friends before and I was eager to
(This article is the sister to the last post. I have wanted to write this for a long time and since people showed enthusiasm for the last one I did so. I am writing it as concisely as I can again, but I think it
Because of the great use John the Baptist performed Jesus called him 'the greatest man ever born of woman'.
Let us look at the correspondences in John the Baptist. John represents the Word as to the the Lord, and all the particulars of his actions and
The wisdom of angels surpasses that of Man manifold for many reasons, but in this post, I would like to offer an insight into the psychology of angels that keeps them connected to the Lord, how our psychology is based in these principles, and the
Jesus descent to the hells is a great part of His work of redemption. It is the releasing of those who had been trapped for centuries by forces of hell.
Before the Lord was born there was an accumulating darkness that caused a loss of equilibrium
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
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.