September 2015

Swedenborg and Life Recap: How to Find Your True Self 9/28/15

Have you ever wondered if you’re living your truth and fulfilling your purpose? So many of us do, and that’s why advertisers, corporations, and politicians are always trying to sell you the next best thing that will improve your life. But what if the next best thing is already inside of you just waiting to come out? In this episode of Swedenborg and Life, host Curtis Childs guides us through 18th-century philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg’s spiritual explorations to see what they reveal about how to discover your true identity. Read more

5 Ways to Experience Divine Love Today

Emanuel Swedenborg writes that one of the best ways to grow spiritually is to embrace and embody love in the same way God radiates it. That may seem like a pretty tall order, but throughout his writings, Swedenborg offers some clues about how we can put divine love into practice in our everyday lives. Read more

Swedenborg and Life Recap: The Nature of Auras 9/14/15

The concept of auras has been around for a long time. Glowing halos have been depicted around angels, God, and holy people in historical art and religious texts for centuries. Even practitioners of modern spiritual traditions use vibes, colors, and odors to describe their sense of a person’s inner spirit. So what do auras mean to us, then and now? In this episode of Swedenborg and Life, host Curtis Childs guides us through 18th-century spiritual philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg’s written records about his explorations of the afterlife to see what they say about auras, and, more specifically, what they reveal and how we can cultivate positive auras within ourselves. Read more

Do All Dogs Go to Heaven?

What does Swedenborg say about animals in the afterlife? Will people be reunited with beloved pets after they die? Is there a doggie heaven with unlimited treats and squirrels to chase? Swedenborg sees a clear spiritual difference between humans and animals. Read more

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