Our Spirituality in Practice blog features articles on how Swedenborg’s principles for spiritual living can be applied in practical ways to everything from controversial current events to everyday challenges–so you can grow in love and wisdom.
In a mean-spirited public election for the ages, what are the spiritual issues for us as participants?
Telling women to smile crosses even a spiritual boundary. Here is one woman’s experience of reclaiming her smile.
“Man did not weave the web of life. He is merely a strand in it. What he does to it, he does to himself.”—Chief Seattle, 1854
Prayer might not change God, but it can still change the world.
In a world of escalating random violence, let us escalate random kindness.
We’re used to thinking of freedom in terms of what we say and do, but what does it mean to be spiritually free?
The worst shooting in United States history was an act of violence against the patrons of an LGBT nightclub. Is condemnation of homosexuality by conservative religious groups at least partly to blame for the hatred and violence? And if so, how would love lead us to respond?
Swedenborg’s descriptions of how space and time work in the afterlife parallel new discoveries from the world of quantum mechanics.
Spiritual growth isn’t really a matter of keeping score, but Swedenborg does offer some practical ways to think about your state of mind.
When we think about spiritual growth, we might imagine becoming something or someone different. Swedenborg says that the more we grow, the more we are truly ourselves.