Category Archives: Eternal Marriage

But…

It occurred to me that my last post might not be comforting, as intended. Rather than my deleting it, let me explain. I believe the reality of our being spiritual beings, who for a time live in natural bodies, can … Continue reading

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Guilt

Guilt is appropriate when we intended harm. When we know something to be wrong and hurtful, and still choose to go ahead and deliberately inflict this pain on another person. By this measure God does not hold us guilty (nor … Continue reading

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The Searchers

I just finished this most interesting book by Naomi Gladish Smith. It is a story that takes place in the next (spiritual) world where new arrivals are led to their eternal home. It includes a widow who meets her husband … Continue reading

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Forever

“Let those who thoughtfully consider the brevity of life, remember the length of eternity.” Bishop Thomas Ken (1637-1711)

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A special gift

I am reposting one of the most precious gifts I received from my parents. They of course didn’t know this would be a gift to me. Donald Frank Rose, was born in England in June 1880 and came to Bryn … Continue reading

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I don’t know

I don’t know if my husband is my eternal partner. I know I love him. I know I’m a different and better person because I was married to him. I know I feel him to be part of me and … Continue reading

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What if …?

What if… We are not conjugial partners? He/she has found someone else in the spiritual world? We are told in Swedenborg’s writings that married partners most commonly meet after death where they are able to examine the quality of their … Continue reading

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A blessing

These words are from a “Blessing on a Marriage”. You might want to read this as a prayer and blessing on your own marriage. “You have come into the presence of the Lord to ask His blessing on your union, … Continue reading

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Love

The following is  from www.newchurch.org Those who are in love know it. The poets write about it. We even watch movies about it. But rarely do we find a church that teaches it– that is, that true love is everlasting. … Continue reading

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Not separated

The following is an excerpt from my book Comfort and Hope for Widows and Widowers. It is very difficult to live without the physical touch of a spouse who has died and to be unable to speak to him or … Continue reading

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