Category Archives: Swedenborgian Quotes

A Person is a Church #MondayMiracles, #FindYourFaith

“A person is a church when in possession of goodness and truth, and a group of such people make up a church on a larger scale.” (Swedeborg, Secrets of Heaven §6113) Read more about faith traditions and Swedenborg here.

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#WednesdayWisdom #Waters of #Life

Glendale will hold their service this Sunday. “Let him that willeth take waters of life freely: he who from love desires to learn truths and appropriate them to himself will receive them from the Lord without labor of his own.” … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for the Everyday Things

Think of what Christ says about the lilies of the field in Matthew 6:28-30–how they have been wondrously made. Look around you with open eyes and an open mind at all of the wonders God has wrought. God is in … Continue reading

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A Life Well Lived

Life is about how we live our lives, not the praise and recognition we get from other people, the academic degrees we earn, the corporate titles we have, or the number and type of material possessions we collect. “The life … Continue reading

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It’s #MindfulMonday, Just #Breathe

We can be easily overwhelmed at the start of a new week. There’s so much to do; where do we begin?! Remember to breathe. Emanuel Swedenborg “had begun in early childhood to experiment with respiration. He noticed that thought synchronizes with … 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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Honor Your Father and Your Mother

“ And He said, I am Jehovah, the God of Abraham your father means the Lord in whom that good originated. This becomes clear from the fact that Jehovah is the Divine Being (Esse) itself of the Lord, who is … Continue reading

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