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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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We are spiritual beings

We are spiritual beings living in natural bodies. On reflection we know that our spirits, our loves, thoughts and feelings, are more real than our physical bodies. Your spouse is now a spiritual being living in a spiritual body. This … Continue reading

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The real person

“Peoples’ souls and minds are not in a place like their bodies, because their source is heavenly and spiritual. And because they do not occupy space they can be joined together as if into one, even when their bodies are … Continue reading

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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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Weddings

If you were married in the New Church you likely received one of these blessings “Inspire them continually with conjugial love; give them one heart, one mind, and one way; lead them in the paths of righteousness and peace; to … 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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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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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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