Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862–1944) made abstract works inspired by her occult practices. The results overflow with spiritual insight.Continue Reading
Spirituality in Practice
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.
Instrumental Value vs. Intrinsic Value—What Do We Choose?
Seeing the inherent value in one another would help to heal our world. Writer and philosopher George Gantz offers a way to access such a perspective.Continue Reading
Things Heard and Seen: Separating the Swedenborg from the Story
In the April 29 Netflix release Things Heard and Seen, a young professor and his wife (George and Catherine Claire) move from New York City to the Hudson Valley, where he has just landed a job at the fictional Saginaw College. George promptly runs into a professor who declares that he is a believer in Emanuel Swedenborg, one of a group of people in the area who follow Swedenborg’s teachings. But how much of what’s in the move reflects what Swedenborg actually wrote?Continue Reading
Communing with Angels: Near-Death Studies and the Nearness of the Spiritual World
Angels commune with us constantly, but it works even better when we collaborate.Continue Reading
Dying Is Living: 7 Lessons about Death from a Loved One Who Died
Conscious dying reveals lessons about living and graces those around us.Continue Reading
Racism and Leadership: Some Spiritual Principles and Personal Reflections
Loving ourselves poisons when not salted by love for neighbor.Continue Reading
Do Evil Spirits Give Us Signs to Lure Us Off Track?
Sometimes we are just looking for a reassuring sign.Continue Reading
Let the Coronavirus Adjust Your Spiritual Health
Spiritually winging it is not a good plan for a time like this.Continue Reading
Are Spiritual Connections Real?
Is it possible to be connected to other people on a spiritual level? Swedenborg says that the things you love determine who you are—and who you’ll be drawn toward in this life and the next.Continue Reading
Why Was Swedenborg Chosen?
Though he was too modest to speak on the matter, the answer is lying in plain sight.Continue Reading