Jesus said, "Let your loins be girded about, and your lights shining, and ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open unto him immediately. Blessed are
Let us meditate: The Lord is the Potter and we are the vessel.
To the degree we acknowledge the Lord in our heart (worship) His presence is with us, and thus we can be healed and renewed in our heart and mind. We must 'turn to
The reason that one can see God from nature, the innate morals of man, and the Word is that correspondences operate on three levels - the whole of nature and the natural world (throughout the universe), The human form, and the Word of the Bible.
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
The Arc of Life, the Innocence of Childhood and the Innocence of Old Age: We begin in God and Return to God
"Because innocence attributes nothing of good to itself, but ascribes all good to the Lord, and because it thus loves to be
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
"And he saith unto me, Seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book: for the time is at hand. He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous,
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,
"Now when Jesus was in Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, There came unto him a woman having an alabaster box of very precious ointment, and poured it on his head, as he sat at meat. But when his disciples saw it, they
(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