“Love in Human Form”

From Arcana Coelestia n. 4735: The Lord’s Human, after it was glorified or made Divine, cannot be thought of as human, but as the Divine love in human form; and this so much the more than the angels, who, when they appear (as seen by me), appear as forms of love and charity under the [Read More…]

Sermon: Bitter Waters Made Sweet

I preached this sermon on Sunday, July 11, 2010 at the Olivet New Church in Toronto. BITTER WATERS MADE SWEET A Sermon by Rev. Coleman S. Glenn “And they came to Marah, and they could not drink the waters for bitterness, because they were bitter; therefore he called the name of it Marah.” (Exodus 15:23) [Read More…]

New Church Perspective Article

Sorry for the lack of recent posts: I’ve been away at Maple (camp for New Church teens).  Over the weekend New Church Perspective posted an article I wrote on whether the Lord has a sense of humour.  Read it here. I’d love to hear your thoughts! [Read more…]

Sermon: The Plank and the Splinter

This is a sermon I gave June 27, 2009, at the Olivet New Church in Toronto. The Plank and the Splinter A Sermon by Rev. Coleman S. Glenn [Read more…]

Are My Colors Your Colors?

Is my red your red, or do you see red as what I call “blue”?  It’s a question that most of us have probably found ourselves wondering about, because we have no way of actually sharing with another person how we perceive a color.  But in a post on his blog at Psychology Today, Mark [Read More…]

Helping Others is Good for You

The website inCharacter.org has an interview with Dr. Stephen G. Post, author of Why Good Things Happen to Good People: How to Live a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life by the Simple Act of Giving, and president of the Institute for Research on Unlimited Love. (Call me a cynic, but the name “Institute for Research on [Read More…]