Category Archives: Swedenborgian Quotes

#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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Sowing the Seeds of Love: #MondayMindfulness

“[It is] the Lord’s wish that all blessings spread contagiously and that everyone enjoy mutual love and grow happy as a result.”—Secrets of Heaven 1388

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#ThursdayTheology: Give Divinely

Now since anything we do freely seems to be our own because it comes from our love (acting from our love is acting freely, as already noted), it follows that union with the Lord makes us feel that we have … Continue reading

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#ThursdayThoughts #JohnMuir

“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” -John Muir Human beings make up the lowest plane, in which heaven finds its end point. This is because we have … Continue reading

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