God and the Trick Cyclist

God & trick cyclist

Workshop Thurs 22nd May 2014 1pm – 4pm Swedenborg Open Learning Centre, Radcliffe, Manchester. God’s aim is our spiritual healing and growth. This would enable us to transcend such uncomfortable feelings as worry and guilt and find heavenly states of peacefulness, contentment and joy. For this we need spiritual learning. Swedenborg’s spiritual insights provide a … Continue reading God and the Trick Cyclist

Heart, Head and Hands

Heart, Head & Hands

An Interpretation of Swedenborg’s Writings in Relation to Psychological and Spiritual Well-being
by Stephen Russell-Lacy. Seminar Books, 2008. 978 0 907295 36 5. (paperback) 180pp £10

“A fine little work … that will warm the hearts of the general public and all practicing Swedenborgians who are of a non-technical bent. …We find ourselves understanding a text while feeling that, at the same time, we are liberated by just reading it. This happens in many places in the narrative. Traditionalists will love the book, as it preaches the straight and narrow with regard to doctrine, but in places it almost unconsciously breaks out into a kind of semi-restrained wildness that reminds us of Swedenborg’s own mind – rational but also inward, intuitive, deep, creative, and as our British cousins are wont to say, spot on.”

“It’s a pretty comprehensive attempt to offer aid in meeting life’s many challenges. On Time Magazine’s ‘read, skim or toss’, scale for books, this is definitely a read – and keep handy for future reference.”