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Coronavirus: Act Sensibly for Everyone’s Good

In The New Jerusalem #100 Emanuel Swedenborg (1688–1772) wrote: Kindness is doing things sensibly so that good will come from them. As I write this, fear and panic are spreading around the world about the coronavirus, which has been declared

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Posted in Current Events, Science Philosophy and History

Spiritual Insights is Expanding to a Second Continent

Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life has been international in outlook and outreach right from its beginning seven years ago in September, 2012. Not only have we covered people and stories from many countries around the world, but we have had

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If the Second Coming has Already Happened, When do Things Start Getting Better?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Stan: I hear you say that the second coming or apocalypse has already happened? My question is, when will the world start getting better?

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Posted in Current Events, Pain and Suffering

How has Religion become a Justification for Murder?

Jay Austin and Lauren Geoghegan began their ’round-the-world bicycle trip in South Africa in July of 2017. They pedaled through several countries in Africa, then through Europe, and then into central Asia. All along the way, people followed their journey

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Imamu Baraka: Compassion + Knowledge = Effective action

A few days ago (as I write this) Imamu Baraka was heading home from work one evening when he saw something he could hardly believe. Four people in hospital uniforms had just dropped off a young woman at the bus

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Anyone Can Choose to Do Good

On June 12 a Polk County, Georgia, sheriff’s deputy started going down. And this wasn’t a good time for that. You see, he was overseeing six prison inmates who were out on work detail sprucing up a local cemetery in

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“Get Out of My Country”? Whose Country Is It, Anyway?

“Get out of my country!” That’s what a distraught and rather drunk man shouted just before he shot three people in a bar in Olathe, Kansas on February 22, 2017. Two of the men he shot were skilled engineers from

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1,000,000 Hits!

Dear Readers, Today Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life reached a milestone. We have now received over one million total hits since we first started four years ago on September 17, 2012! During the four months our modest little blog was online

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Dani Mathers, Body-Shaming, and How to Develop Beauty

Dani Mathers, the 2015 Playboy Playmate of the Year, is in trouble. She is facing possible jail time. In July, 2016, she accidentally posted publicly on Snapchat a selfie in which she feigns shock next to a surreptitiously taken photo

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Posted in Current Events, Spiritual Growth

Serving the Neighbor: Simple yet Profound

Here at Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life we are constantly preaching about serving the neighbor. But what does that mean? It means many things. But it also means serving someone when you least expect it. Here’s an example that recently

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