Category Archives: Swedenborgian Quotes

#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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The Spiritual Value of Groceries @swedenborgfound

The Spiritual Value of Groceries Each moment in life, however small, is important. Swedenborg tells us that all of our actions and decisions, even the seemingly insignificant ones, contribute toward our sense of goodwill or love for others. The first step … Continue reading

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#PrettyPicMonday Sun Worship

Via https://swedenborgstudy.com/books/H.Lj.Odhner_Creation/Odhner-creat2.html The angels, whose idea Swedenborg here records, also said that “from that Sun as a great center, there proceed circles, one after another and one from the other even to the last, where there is an end of … Continue reading

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The Up Side of Giving: a #MeditationForMonday

What if to give up really means to offer the outcome to God, or the universe or life, and stop trying to own it all ourselves? In fact, outcomes are never really ours to own or give.  All we’re doing … Continue reading

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