Explore how current events connect to Emanuel Swedenborg, heaven and hell, and spiritual growth!
It’s the lunar new year for a number of Asian cultures, and across the world people are celebrating the arrival of the year of the pig (or, in some places, the year of the boar).
What significance do pigs (or boars) have astrologically, and how does that stack up to the correspondences that Swedenborg described? Read more
The chair of Harvard’s astronomy department makes the controversial speculation that an object from outside our solar system could be evidence of extraterrestrial life.
Is there life on other planets? It’s a fascinating question . . . one that Swedenborg also weighed in on during his lifetime. Read more
In the movie Bird Box, the world has become filled with monsters that kill anyone who looks at them. In order to survive, people must blindfold themselves every time they go outside.
What are the spiritual lessons behind what we choose to see and what we don’t? Swedenborg tells us that seeing can quite literally be believing. Read more
Government shutdown. The border wall. New party leadership in Congress. Questions of national leadership and the public good are dominating the news right now, and divisions are deep.
Emanuel Swedenborg offers some thoughts on what makes a good leader:
“[Good leaders] do not control and command but minister and serve, for doing good for others out of a love for what is good is serving, and making sure that it happens is ministering.” (Heaven and Hell §218) Read more