Just like our electronic devices, our minds are constantly on the receiving end of information—some good, some bad. We get user’s manuals with our electronics, but our minds don’t come with instructions. Where can we find the tools we need to combat negative, destructive thoughts so we can perform optimally? In this episode, Host Curtis Childs from the Swedenborg Foundation utilizes the help of an experienced therapist and spiritual practitioners to explore Emanuel Swedenborg’s ideas on using consciousness and reflection to free our minds from negativity.
This is an audio-only version of video-based show, and the podcast may contain references to visuals from the original episode. Watch this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B832ykXZeYU
Discussion points: --Consciousness --Reflection --Recognition --Choosing Your Direction --Remodeling/Changing
Special thanks to our featured guests:
Jerry Marzinski is a licensed therapist with 35 years of experience on the frontline of mental health. He spent seven years at one of the largest state hospitals in the world, 14 years in the psychiatric department of a state prison, and 10 years in hospital crisis and treatment programs—all the while studying his patients’ inner thoughts/demons.
Peter Rhodes is a certified neuro-linguistic practitioner who has combined psychology and spirituality to lead workshops based on the teachings of Gurdjieff, Ouspensky, Nicoll, and Swedenborg for over twenty years. Mr. Rhodes is the author of Observing Spirit: Evaluating Your Daily Progress on the Path to Heaven with Gurdjieff and Swedenborg.
William Stillman is a psychic visionary and award-winning author of 10 special needs parenting books including his internationally renowned and groundbreaking work Autism and the God Connection: Redefining the Autistic Experience Through Extraordinary Accounts of Spiritual Giftedness.
References and Downloads:
Observing Spirit by Peter Rhodes: http://www.swedenborg.com/product/observing-spirit/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=OS&utm_content=jun8&utm_campaign=SAL
Autism and the God Connection by William Stillman: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1402206496/qid=1134060849/sr=1-6/ref=sr_1_6/104-0860464-1029531?s=books&v=glance&n=283155
Secrets of Heaven: http://www.swedenborg.com/product/secrets-heaven-1-nce/
Divine Providence: http://www.swedenborg.com/product/divine-providence-nce/
True Christianity: http://www.swedenborg.com/product/true-christianity-1-nce/
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