Category Archives: We Are Spiritual Beings

A gift

A friend gave me this card today “I’m There Inside Your Heart” “Right now I’m in a different place And though we seem apart, I’m closer than I ever was… I’m there inside your heart. I’m with you when you … Continue reading

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The spirit of your spouse is part of who you are.

“Although I am physically alone, I am the man she lived with for forty-eight years, and she is very much a part of the person I have become in that time.” Robert Kirven (author of “A Book About Dying”)

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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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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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Where are you ?

I woke this morning and reached for you. You weren’t there. I got out your favorite cereal – and ate it myself. I was worried about our children and you weren’t there to reassure me. Our bank statement came in … Continue reading

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Eternal life

This morning I watched a show on the History Channel called Eternal Life. It was about efforts to help people live longer. Ways to make it common to live to be over 100 and ways to make it likely that … Continue reading

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Up from grief

The following are two excerpts from an article called The Journey of Grief, by Rev. Clark Echols, in issue 2 of this years Connections magazine. Read more on www.newchurchconnection.org Words of encouragement “Your experience of grief will be unique, even though … Continue reading

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Picturing your spouse

C.S. Lewis, while mourning the passing of his wife, notes he could not recall her face clearly, but  could describe in detail the face of a stranger he met that morning. His explanation for this was that we have seen … Continue reading

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Coming Home

For those of you who are new to Swedenborg, I recommend the book “Window to Eternity” by Bruce Henderson. Here are excerpts from the closing chapter called “Coming Home.” “Why was Swedenborg permitted to describe heaven and hell in such … Continue reading

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