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Is it Easy or Hard to Get to Heaven?

Two thousand years ago Jesus Christ said, “Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and

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Posted in Pain and Suffering, Spiritual Growth

What about Spiritualism? Is it a Good Idea to Contact Spirits?

A reader named Rod submitted a spiritual conundrum about Swedenborg and spiritualism. We’ll dig into his question in a minute. First, here’s a thumbnail sketch of what Swedenborg says about contacting spirits. It is perfectly possible for angels and spirits

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Posted in The Afterlife

One Girl’s Heaven is Another Man’s Hell

Once upon a time, a five year old girl named Jayden Sink decided to set up a lemonade stand to raise money for charity. Her plan was a big success! She and her father raised over $170 selling cups of

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Posted in Current Events

Is There Really a Hell? What is it Like?

Will God Damn Me to Hell if I Break the Commandments? Aw, hell! A fire-and-brimstone preacher terrifies his listeners with lurid tales of the scorching punishment awaiting them in hell if they don’t repent from their sins. Perhaps those preachers

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Posted in The Afterlife

Heaven, Regeneration, and the Meaning of Life on Earth

We’ve posted many articles recently about what happens to us when we die. However, to fully comprehend what death entails we need to understand the meaning of life. Why are we here on this earth, anyway? Why do we go

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Posted in Popular Culture, Spiritual Growth, The Bible Re-Viewed

What Happens To Us When We Die?

The Magical Mystery Tour In our modern materialistic age, people sometimes claim that there is no real information about the spiritual world. That’s not true! There is a huge amount of information available about the spiritual world. One of the clearest

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Posted in The Afterlife

Video Games, Virtual Reality, and Spiritual Reality

Video games are in the news again in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut school shootings. As explored in a recent piece on WBUR radio titled, “My Son, The Dragon Slayer: The Risks And Rewards Of Growing Up Gaming,” the

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Posted in Sports and Recreation

Heaven and Hell, by Emanuel Swedenborg

Do you wonder what happens after we die? Who doesn’t!? Here is the most extensive eyewitness account of the spiritual world ever published: Heaven and Hell By Emanuel Swedenborg Heaven and Hell was originally published in Latin in 1758. I

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Posted in Books and Literature, The Afterlife

Where are my Children who have Died? Will I Ever See Them Again?

Special note Annette and I extend our deepest sympathies to all those who lost a child, family member, friend, or co-worker in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. We hope that the following previously-written article may bring

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Posted in The Afterlife

Does Suicide Work?

The scourge of suicide Each year, tens of thousands of people in North America, and up to a million people worldwide, take their own lives as an escape from situations that feel overwhelming and hopeless to them. Millions more make

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Posted in Pain and Suffering, The Afterlife
Lee & Annette Woofenden

Lee & Annette Woofenden

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De Coelo et de Inferno

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