The spiritual world is all around us, but what states of consciousness can we be in to have awareness of it?Can we glean any insight for our own experience based on Swedenborg's? In this episode, hosts Curtis Childs and Jonathan Rose explore eighteenth-century scientist and mystic Emanuel Swedenborg’s own spiritual experiences and the various states of consciousness he describes experiencing in them.
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Curtis Childs is the digital media producer at the Swedenborg Foundation, a nonprofit organization whose goal is to spread eighteenth-century philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg’s timeless message of hope to all. While obtaining his degree in communication studies from Oakland University, Curtis experienced an internal battle with depression that led him to question God, existence, and his lifelong interest in Swedenborgian theology. After a period of intense suffering, he recovered from his depression with the help of modern medicine, therapy, and a return to the spiritually uplifting messages he found in Swedenborg’s writings. Now, Curtis is applying his education and desire to help others find peace through Swedenborg’s insights by producing and hosting a weekly webcast called Swedenborg and Life on the offTheLeftEye YouTube channel. Each week, Curtis and his behind-the-scenes team pour their talents and passions into creating a show that focuses on spiritual and societal topics such as the afterlife, angels and spirits, near-death experiences, faith, and more.