Monthly Archives: December 2017

As The Tree Falls, It Remains

Selection from Spiritual Diary [min] ~ Emanuel Swedenborg …if the tree fall toward the south, or toward the north, in the place where the tree falleth, there it shall be.  Eccl 11:3 As long as people live, they are in … Continue reading

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He Who Loves Himself Only

From Apocalypse Explained ~ Emanuel Swedenborg … he who loves himself only loves what is his own [proprium], and therefore immerses all things of his will and his understanding in what is his own [proprium], even so that it is … Continue reading

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The Reasons Why the Lord Willed to be Born on Our Earth, and Not on Another

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg • There are many reasons why it pleased the Lord to be born and to assume the Human on our earth, and not on any other, concerning which I have been informed from … Continue reading

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The Unition of His Human Essence to His Divine Essence

Selection from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The Lord united His Human to His Divine and His Divine to His Human by continual temptations and victories; and that by this union He saved the human race. From this the human … Continue reading

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Changes and Variations of State and Form

Selection from Divine Providence ~ Emanuel Swedenborg • Those who so believe know nothing whatever about what evil is or what good is. For they do not know that evil is the delight of the lust of acting and thinking … Continue reading

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Which Society Will You Choose?

Selection from Divine Providence ~ Emanuel Swedenborg [T]he entire heaven is arranged in societies according to the affections of good, and the entire hell according to the lusts of evil opposite to the affections of good. As to his spirit … Continue reading

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Let No One Make a Residue of it Till the Morning

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg And when the children of Israel saw it, they said one to another, It is manna: for they wist not what it was. And Moses said unto them, This is the bread which … Continue reading

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