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Originally posted by serin sister
with water involved it sounds as though you seemed to of had a spiritual cleansing.
Originally posted by spiritualwisdomSwedenborg, in his pivotal work Arcana Caelestia, expounds this story to reveal the ancient wisdom relating to overcoming trial and temptation. Even in this darkened age the allegorical meaning is not entirely lost: we all recognise what is meant by 'just about staying afloat instead of sinking under your problems'. But in the Noah's Ark allegory, 'every cloud has a silver lining' becomes 'against the darkest clouds the rainbow shines most brightly'. The rainbow is called, in this transformational story, a divine covenant sign - in our terms a life and death promise ... a divine pledge of:
a) a new beginning when the old is swept away