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Why follow Swedenborg Instead of [Blank]?

We all know that multiple levels of truth can be found within many poems, stories, essays, songs, and speeches. Likewise the parables, allegories and symbols of the bible come alive when read with an understanding of how literal meanings correspond with the spiritual truths folded within them. Within the Christian community it is universally understood […]

The Red Angel

The Red Angel

The Red Angel   In a fit of rage I destroyed his spiral bound book of poetry entitled, Beyond Here There Be Dragons. I was so angry when my life partner, Brice Frederick Adair, passed away February 20th, 2002. Our son, Lucas, was only five years old back then. Thrown into single parenting, I was […]

The New Heaven Now

The New Heaven Now

NJHD #2 “…After the Last Judgment was completed, a New Heaven was created or formed by the Lord. This heaven was formed of all those who, from the coming of the Lord to the present time, had lived the life of faith and charity, since these alone were forms of heaven…. From these things it […]

The 19th of June

The 19th of June

The 19th day of June is a yearly celebration in traditional New Church congregations. What is it? As a day, its roots go back to theologian Emanuel Swedenborg’s notation that on that date, in 1770, a spiritual event occurred – one with great spiritual symbolism.  On that date, Swedenborg held that the 12 disciples of […]