Get running negative self-talk? Unsolicited critical thoughts about others? Just because we can’t see hellish spirits, doesn’t mean they aren’t trying to mess with our minds. A brief video worth seeing from offTheLeftEye It's only fair to share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin
Who hasn’t done something that they believe they should not have done? Kicked the cat? Stolen stationary from the office? Disclosed what a friend confided? Or whatever? Nobody is perfect, we all make mistakes, and do something wrong. And so from time to time you are likely to experience a feeling of guilt. It may … Continue reading Guilt — Why won’t it go away?
Swedenborg Society Spring Lecture Thursday 3 April, 6.30 p.m. Swedenborg Hall Admission Free The Swedenborg Society’s vice-president, David Lorimer, will be speaking on ‘Towards a Culture of Love and Wisdom’. David Lorimer is a writer, lecturer, editor and educationalist. Originally a merchant banker then a teacher of philosophy and modern languages at Winchester College, he … Continue reading Towards a Culture of Love and Wisdom.
According to established research, one in four of us experience some form of mild mental health difficulty each year. Even if you do not suffer – what the medics call – identifiable psychiatric morbidity – nevertheless you still may feel bad; fed up, irritable, worried or distressed. In which case, if you are to be … Continue reading Heal distress — Can spiritual practices help?
A workshop led by Phil Wood Fri 28th March 2014 7.30pm – 9.30pm Talk to Christians and former Christians and a puzzling question sometimes arises. Why are so many angry with the church? Anger is understandable but it is hard to know what to do with it. How to Book Phone: 0161 7662521 By email: … Continue reading Angry with the Church?
If there were no such thing as sympathy for the plight of others, then indeed the world would be a sorry place. In public life there would be no social harmony: at the workplace no cooperation: and within the home no loving kindness. On the other hand you might wonder whether sympathy is always a … Continue reading Sympathy – Can I feel more warmth to others?
There is an idea around that what God is looking for from us is praise, adulation, flattery. But who creates human beings just to get to be worshipped? If parents had children for that reason we would call them psychos. Another brief video from offTheLeftEye It's only fair to share…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin
I wish Howard could be more open-minded. He is an 18-year-old student, and is in the same situation as many young people living away from home for the first time. I am concerned for him because he is not one to readily take up new opportunities for meeting new people, and for engaging in new … Continue reading Open-minded – Are you this about spiritual ideas?
Vision Day Sat 8th March 2014 10am – 4pm Swedenborg Open Learning Centre, 25 Radcliffe New Road, Radcliffe, Manchester M26 1LE tel 0161 7662521 Open to everyone with a SOLCe connection. Explore the way ahead in our enjoyable Vision Day. A great opportunity to share hopes, fears and fresh ideas. Cost: free Leader Phil Wood … Continue reading Vision Day