Tag Archives: #WednesdayWisdom

#WednesdayWisdom, Swedenborg & Linnaeus

Today is the anniversary of Carl Linnaeus’ death, in 1778, the botanist responsible for the scientific naming convention, binomial nomenclature. Linnaeus was Emanuel Swedenborg’s cousin by marriage. “Neither Linnaeus nor Swedenborg sensed any contradiction between their early modern world-view and … Continue reading

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What is your #Jedi code? #Ikigai #WednesdayWisdom

We search for it.  We ask about it.  We long for it; our purpose, our meaning, conviction for our passions. We desire to be governed by love and wisdom.  It’s a cross-cultural phenomenon. Read about where the Japanese concept of Ikigai … Continue reading

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#WednesdayWisdom Urbana Artists

In the late 1800’s, artist Alice Archer Sewall James or “Archie,” as she was known, was encouraged by her family, including her father, a Swedenborgian minister, to pursue art in all forms, be an educated woman and travel around Europe.  … Continue reading

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#WednesdayWisdom ~Angels & Sharing

…Heaven is where everyone shares everything of value… “The intelligence and wisdom of one individual is shared with another…the very nature of heavenly love is to want what is one’s own to belong to another; so no one in heaven … Continue reading

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#WednesdayWisdom, Andrew Carnegie

“The Carnegie Center was built in 1909 with funding from Andrew Carnegie, this building served as a Cincinnati Public Library until 1959″ http://thecarnegiecenter.org/about-the-carnegie-center/ “Andrew Carnegie’s social conscience was shaped in part by his mentors Matthew Arnold and Herbert Spencer, but … Continue reading

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