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.
Is our sense of self just an illusion, as many religious traditions claim? And if we are one with God on a fundamental level, does that mean that God has the only truly real sense of self?
While Swedenborg didn’t believe in reincarnation, his descriptions of spiritual growth are strikingly similar to Hindu teachings on the cycle of death and rebirth.
Swedenborg says that maintenance is constant creation. What lessons can we learn by applying this spiritual principle to our lives?
Wishing for a little divine guidance in your life? Swedenborg points to the answers all around – and inside – us.
Swedenborg offers a new way to look at the stories and teachings of the Bible. What might he say to people who were taught to rely on the text of the Bible alone and not read other commentaries?
If two people are married on earth, are they still married in the afterlife? What about people who remarry? Or never marry at all? Emanuel Swedenborg offers hope for lovers and lonely hearts alike.
January 29 is Emanuel Swedenborg’s birthday and we thought we’d celebrate by taking a closer look at one of his favorite places: his garden.
It’s human nature to crave things: ice cream, donuts, money, fame. But Emanuel Swedenborg says that what we crave might reveal more about us than we think.
How do you balance a mundane but financially sustainable working life with a desire for spiritual fulfillment? Does choosing one mean sacrificing the other?
Swedenborg writes that Jesus is the one who brings people to heaven. He also wrote that people do not have to be part of the earthly Christian belief system to go to heaven. How do we reconcile these two seemingly opposite statements?