What’s it like after we die? Can we still hear, touch, and see things? What’s communication like there–and what will we look like? This is Emanuel Swedenborg’s take on it. Most of the material for this 2 minute video was pulled from his book Heaven and Hell.
We seem to be surrounded by so much tension and conflict in the world today. With all the prejudice, discrimination and violence associated with strongly held beliefs, it would be nice to work out why people disagree so much. So what causes us to each believe certain things and be sniffy about opposing ideas? I … Continue reading Beliefs – Why do people differ so much?
Thurs 19th June 2014 1pm – 4pm SOLCe Manchester Forgiveness: Feeling genuine compassion for those who have wronged us, instead of allowing anger toward them to eat away at us, is the course of action recommended by most psychologists. This is easier said than done though. ? Do you find it hard to forgive? ? … Continue reading Forgiveness Gems Workshop
Health screening programmes are becoming increasingly popular since early intervention has a better chance of success than when trying to cure a chronic condition. Many people in the UK who have nothing wrong with them are offered free health screening. Two examples are a test for bowel cancer and one for an abdominal aortic aneurysm. … Continue reading Screening – What beliefs affect attending?
Some pretty weird things are going on in laboratories that study the tiniest of things. “In the quantum world there is a sense that things don’t like to be tied down to just one location or follow just one path. It is almost as if things were in more than one place at a time. … Continue reading Weird science – What findings are true?
What’s the purpose in business? Does it matter? What should the “bottom line” really be? A look at our modern corporate culture in the light of basic compassion and Emanuel Swedenborg’s assertions about business ethics. Another brief video from Curtis Childs by offTheLeftEye – this one is a little different!
PURLEY CHASE PROGRAMME DIRECTOR Purley Chase is a Spiritual Residential Centre in Warwickshire. It is looking to train a new director to replace the current incumbent in 2017. The Management Team is seeking an enthusiastic person who is willing to become an ordained minister, perhaps working as a student minister alongside the current Director. The … Continue reading Spiritual programme director job vacancy
Stephen Sutton has incurable cancer. “I was first diagnosed with bowel cancer in September 2010. I then have had periods of remission and relapse, before doctors eventually described my disease as incurable in November 2012.” In 2012 he wrote a list of things he wanted to do before he dies. It consisted of 46 items … Continue reading What do you want to do before you die?
On an off day, Stuart would privately think that life had little to offer him and he even sometimes felt that all he was doing was going through the motions of living. Money was tight, and in a time of recession there were poor prospects of job advancement. Although working as an estate agent, he … Continue reading Despair – How to conjure up hope?
Children love stories. David the shepherd When young David offered to fight the giant Goliath he said to King Saul that he was always able to protect his sheep by fighting lions and bears. He said that he caught the lion by its beard and struck and killed it. David trusted his God to deliver … Continue reading How to talk to children about spiritual matters?