Category Archives: Swedenborgian Quotes

#InternationalWomensDay: #CelebrateWomen #HonorWomen #FreeWomen

What does Swedenborg say about Freedom? Doing harmful things in freedom seems to be freedom, but it is actually slavery. It comes from selfish and materialistic loves, which come from hell. (The Heavenly City §142) and also… All freedom is … Continue reading

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The Power of Prayer; Hope, Comfort, and Joy

From https://swedenborg.com/the-magical-power-of-prayer/ Regarded in itself, praying is talking with God, while taking an inward view of the things we are praying about. In answer we receive a similar stream of speech into the perceptions or thoughts of our mind, so … Continue reading

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#FridayFeeling Count Your Blessings

Count your blessings. Since heaven comes from the human race, then, and since heaven is living with the Lord forever, it follows that this was the Lord’s goal for creation. . . . The Lord did not create the universe … Continue reading

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Happy #FullMoon #FridayThe13th!

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#FridayFeeling #Cincinnati #FeelingTheHeat #FridayImInLove

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#DeepThoughts #ThursdayThoughts #Correspondences

Everything in the material world is an effect. The causes of all effects lie in the spiritual world, and the causes of those causes in turn (which are the purposes those causes serve) lie in a still deeper heaven. (Secrets … Continue reading

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#NationalDoughnutDay #GetOneForYourNeighborToo

“Usefulness (that is, the good that comes out of love and charity) is accordingly the substance, the source, and the measure of the angels’ happiness.” -Secrets of Heaven, Emanuel Swedenborg So, be loving and charitable and don’t just get yourself … Continue reading

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#ThursdayTheology #Heaven Is Where Love Is #CincyPride

“Heaven is not located on high, but where the good of love is, and this resides within a person, wherever he or she might be.” -Emanuel Swedenborg Finding where the good of love is this Sunday, at the New Church … Continue reading

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#FridayFeeling Understand What You Fear

“All unity is formed out of harmony among many…” -Swedenborg “You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger” -Buddha

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#GoodFriday #Glorify #Unity

The suffering on the cross completed the process of glorification (meaning the uniting of the Lord’s divine-human nature to the divine nature of the Father). The Lord himself says so in the Gospels: “After Judas left, Jesus said, ‘Now the … Continue reading

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