Our Point of Departure

I have calmed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother. –Psalms 131:2 Dear members and friends of the Swedenborgian Church, “Mother” … Read more

Is civilization bad?

Cain knew his wife, and she conceived and bore Enoch; and he built a city, and named it Enoch after his son Enoch. –Genesis 4:17 … Read more

I will come to you.

Dear Friends, The gospel of John might seem the most “opaque” of the four gospels. We heard the opening verses in our worship service on … Read more

Here I am, send me.

Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I; … Read more

Why the palm?

They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Blessed is … Read more

Are all things empty?

Jesus said, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and the intelligent and have … Read more