Posts Tagged ‘Consciousness’

202 – Planting

There are ways to grow consciousness but you have to plant if you expect to harvest. Knowing when, how and what to plant are crucial.

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194 – Life Is Consciousness

We hear it often, so often that we may think we understand it. What does the phrase, life is consciousness mean? You may be surprised to find there’s more to it than we might think.

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157 – Eclipse

An eclipse doesn’t have to mean total darkness if you know your heavenly bodies. The sun is always shining somewhere. We only have to be in the right spot to receive its light and warmth.

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156 – Light Rays

We can’t let the light in all at once but we can start with one ray at a time. Too much too soon can really be painful and actually blind us for a season. Better to allow the Work to guide us then to run ahead on our own.

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143 – Hurting

Every one of us manifests unpleasant manifestations. These can hurt people. Are we hurting people consciously and can it be done in a way that helps our work?

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140 – Specificity

It’s not nearly as difficult as we make it. Lighten up, loosen up and relax a little.

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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.