I walk in the garden of the Lord's grove. I see before me, in the east and midway up in the sky, a sun brighter than any I have ever seen, yet the brighter it is the more inviting and nourishing. It's light does not
This is a time that dredges up deep and dark feelings, and also a time of great joy.
Swedenborg, from 'True Christian Religion':
"At the time of the Lord's first coming the hells had increased to such a height as to fill the whole world of spirits,
The Lord said 'you are either for me or against me'. Our relationship with Him is reciprocal. People have to inwardly choose of their own will to make themself vulnerable and open to receiving God, and some are not willing. People know how to look
'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
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
"I say to you there will be more Joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over 99 just persons who need no repentance".The greater the distance one has to 'traverse' to come to God, the greater the joy of salvation. Often those who
When we walk into a new house or room, consciously or unconsciously, one can tell a lot about the person who owns it; we can usually tell if that room is a man's or women's. We observe this by the types of objects and their
Fuck is probably the rawest word there is; to speak it greatly increases the intensity of whatever we are saying. It’s a very versatile word: it can be in anger, pain, aggression, pleasure, confusion, despair, shock – all of these can be toward ourself or