Ever feel lonely like the tree below?
This is what the tree might say if it could talk.
1. Hello? Anybody there?
2. I really do not need to be tied down. 36 more words
Selection from APOCALYPSE EXPLAINED ~ EMANUEL SWEDENBORG
There are two faculties of life in man, one called the understanding and the other the will. These faculties are entirely distinct from each other; but they were created to make one, and when they make one they are called one mind; but with man they are at first divided, and afterwards united. 1,701 more words
Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg
For the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet consummated. (Genesis 15:16)
That this signifies the last time, when there is no longer any good, is evident from the signification of “the Amorite,” and also from the signification of “consummation.” By “the Amorite” in the Word, is signified evil in general, for the reason that the land of Canaan was called the land of the Amorites (as is evident in Ezek.638 more words
Selection from Divine Love and Wisdom ~ Emanuel Swedenborg
It is according to angelic wisdom that unless the will and understanding, that is, affection and thought, as well as charity and faith, clothe and wrap themselves in works or deeds, whenever possible, they are only like something airy which passes away, or like phantoms in air which perish; and that they first become permanent in man and a part of his life, when he practices and does them. 75 more words
Excerpt from Conjugial Love ~ Emanuel Swedenborg
… the human mind is capable of being elevated above things sensual, which are such as are in the thoughts from the bodily senses; and that when it is elevated it sees the things which are of life above, and the things that are of nature beneath … What is life but love and wisdom? 214 more words