Posts Tagged ‘Awakening’

296 – Conscience Cushion

We may be born awake but we don’t stay that way long. There’s a reason for that. It’s the reason we contract a disease that both protects us and at the same time keeps us from developing into our full potential as spiritual beings.

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244 – Being Awakened

All this talk about waking up makes it sound as if it’s something we can do. Not. This does not mean however that we are without help. We could be awakened if we get ourselves in the right place to receive.

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206 – Awakening

There are signs along the way so you can get an idea of where you are in the process. It might be encouraging to know some of them sometimes.

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184 – Buggy Bumpers

How can people sincerely wish to awaken and eschew the things that lead to awakening while they embrace the things that put them to sleep?

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156 – Pouting

When we come to the realization of how screwed up the machine is we have the opportunity to be devastated. What to do?

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117 – Reversal

Awakening, enlightment, transformation are all words pointing to the esoteric idea of a reversal that can take place with an individual. There’s no way to be the New Man without a reversal of the old man.

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"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.