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
Shame is not the currency of God. It is man, taking something of God, and making it toxic and destructive. God seeks to prick and awaken the conscience of people and this involves a certain amount of pain known as shame and embarrassment, sometimes a
MEDITATION ON THE HOLY SPIRITThe Holy Spirit, the fire that proceeds from God, and that kindles in our breasts a spiritual passion for God to win; it is a marriage of awareness and love that together creates a burning thirst that only He can satisfy.
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
I learned to play 'Old Man River'. One of the care givers at a facility asked me to play it and I didn't know how, so I learned. It's been a great song to know. The song expresses deep grief and despair; and, Old man
“For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a pathway in the wilderness. I will create rivers in the desert.” Isaiah 43:19 Before Jesus was born, (and the reason He was born
In some ways it may seem simple to the reader that there is a marriage of the natural and spiritual, - and so it is - , but what is most simple is also most profound and complex - for it is the most universal.