Archive for the ‘Evening Talks’ Category

17 – The Mark

The three categories of man, where the teaching of esotericism is sown, and how the teaching is received.

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16 – The Mark

We dig deeper into the Parable of the Sower and the meaning of the different soils upon which the seed is sown. What is the seed? What do the soils represent in us?

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15 – The Mark

An in depth look at the esoteric meaning of the Parable of the Sower. There’s a lot to this. What’s more important is the practical application of its meaning to ourselves.

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14 – The Mark

There’s a key to understanding the parables given in the esoteric writings we know as the Gospels. The key parable, according to Jesus, is the parable of the sower. We take a close look at this key to understanding.

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13 – The Mark

We regularly fail to discern the fact that we are not one. Because we are not one it’s nearly impossible for us to understand the esoteric meaning of parables. Until we can get beyond our sense based mind we have no chance to discover our higher mind.

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12 – The Mark

There’s a reason expanding one’s consciousness and getting right understanding is so difficult. It’s not the fault of the teachings, but the twisted part of us acquired by our contact with life.

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About Esoteric Talks

"No good deed goes unpunished."

The person most frequently credited as the originator of the phrase is playwright Clare Boothe Luce. Also credited have been playwright Noel Coward, writer Oscar Wilde, journalist Walter Winchell and the late Washington Post writer Bill Gold. The original idea is probably an ancient proverb.

Appearing cynical on the surface, a closer examination of human nature reveals the False Personality to be incredibly vengeful and petty due to its hubris.

Plato has Socrates say, "An unexamined life is not worth living." The reason no good deed goes unpunished is because most people are living lives not worth living. If you feel a sting, that probably means you are spending more time and energy examining the lives of others than you are examining your own.