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.
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
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
From the Bible, Luke 8: "But as He went, the multitudes thronged Him. 43 Now a woman, having a flow of blood for twelve years, who had spent all her livelihood on physicians and could not be healed by any, 44 came from behind and touched the border of
In the Bible the word "Name" doesn't only mean the name of the person, but it refers to the quality of a person's soul, the whole of that person's loves and talents. In the case of God, by the name of - 'Jehovah', the
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.