The form of the creator is repeated in all of his creation. In the spiritual world there is one spiritual sun, which the Lord is in the midst. Now, the cause of the spiritual sun is the Holy marriage of the Lords divine soul and
I will give children to be their princes,
And babes shall rule over them.
The people will be oppressed,
Every one by another and every one by his neighbor; The child will be insolent toward the elder,
And the base toward the honorable. (Isaiah 3: 4, 5 NKJ)
Swedenborg Writes in His “Spiritual Diary” which tells of his many particular experiences in heaven:
In the world of lower spirits angelic ideas and discourses are wont to be represented by various forms of clouds, and with them perceptions; for when such things are exhibited as
(In the statement below by Swedenborg the word 'remains' refers to innocence stored in the soul from childhood that allows a person to receive God).
Those who persuade themselves in regard to any subject,
confirm themselves in such persuasion
by everything which they imagine to be true,
Arrival is a great movie. Great themes, music and acting, and deeply moving. For me it is of the caliber of Interstellar. And like that movie it seeks to make meaning, and in that effort it intuitively creates allegories of heaven and God.
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THE GENIUS OF WINNING AGAIN
Think about it. The whole image and value of Hillary as a president has shriveled-up and puffed away into smoke. She has become a shadow, just like she was a shadow-operative in the way she did corrupt things in her political
The correspondence in the star that the kings followed is a good example of how holiness is the marriage of the natural and the spiritual. With God being born on earth, a great conjunction was restored between heaven and earth. God was physically entering the
It is against sound spiritual principle to seek out (as an end-in-themselves) psychic abilities or to patronize dead spirits, gods, and so on. The spirits appealed to may be on the good or the bad side, but either way they are tainted with human will
Matthew Horn, a software engineer from Boulder, Colo., canceled Christmas plans with his family in Texas. Nancy Sundin, a social worker in Spokane, Wash., has called off Thanksgiving with her mother and brother. Ruth Dorancy, a software designer in Chicago, decided to move her
Swedenborg tells stories indicating that, quite often, it is difficult to prepare Christians for heaven because they have fixed, mostly external ideas of the Lord and heaven. In his spiritual diaries he tells a story of a man from the east who was considered