Category Archives: Famous Swedenborgians

#FBF, #Cincinnati #Fry #Woodcarving

The Cincinnati Society of the New Jerusalem was once home to many woodcarvings, done in Cincinnati, by people who were members of the church, “Benn Pitman and the two Frys introduced Cincinnatians to hand-carved, decorated furniture and architectural elements…In the … Continue reading

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Loving Our Neighbor

Unselfish acts are the real miracles out of which all the reported miracles grow. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson From Heaven and Hell, Emanuel Swedenborg (trans. Dole), n. 15): 15. There are two quite distinguishable loves in heaven—love for the Lord and love for … Continue reading

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#DoorsofPerception #WednesdayWisdom @ChapelWayfarers

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” ~Helen Keller

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“The Botany of Desire,” Johnny Appleseed & #RoadTrips

John Chapman, or Johnny Appleseed as he came to be known, was a missionary for the Swedenborgian Church, pronouncing “Good news, right fresh from heaven.” Along the way he not only planted ideas of a new way to think about … Continue reading

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