Category Archives: We Are Spiritual Beings

ADCs

My favorite of the many ADC (After Death Communication) books is by Vera Glenn and is called “A Dove at the Window”. This book is a collection of personal stories by people who have been comforted by feeling, seeing or … Continue reading

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Your spouse

We are taught in the New Church and other churches, that the spirit of our spouse remains with us. We also come to know this through the experiences of countless widows and widowers. As one person put it ,“The spirit … Continue reading

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A Deeper Love

The following was written by Don Fitzpatrick, a devoted husband and valuable member of our widow/widowers group. It was written on Christmas day in 2005 – three years and one day after his wife died.  I thank him for sharing … Continue reading

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Space & distance

“Even though everything in heaven appears to be located in space just like things in our world, still angels have no notion or concept of location and space…instead they have states and their changes.” Heaven & Hell 192 I thank … Continue reading

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Marriage and resurrection

The following teachings are frequently part of the New Church wedding ceremony. “When married partners love each other tenderly, they think of eternity in regard to the marriage covenant, and not at all of its being terminated by death.” “People … Continue reading

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Angels

An angel is an inhabitant of heaven who once lived in this world. Angels were not created separately. There is no mention of them in the story of creation where God created the moon and stars, the land and sea, … Continue reading

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From a sermon

By Rev. Andy Dibb “Death, is a natural conclusion to our life in this world, and it introduces us into spiritual life. The only reason it seems that our bodies live is because the spirit lives within them. Our spirit … Continue reading

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Roller coaster

Awhile after my husband died I wrote a poem for my children about his final 23 days on earth. His belief in the afterlife was strong, and he had several spiritual experiences of this reality during those days. Intensive care … Continue reading

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Heavenly Happiness

Much as we miss them, we can be reassured by the teachings of the New Church that our partners are well and more fully alive than we can imagine. We also know that whatever the circumstances of their death, their … Continue reading

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Sunday morning

A reminder for this Sunday morning “The purpose of creation is a heaven from the human race.” Swedenborg

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