Posts Tagged ‘darkness’

290 – Being Renewed

At the threshold of a new year is a good time to consider deeply the idea of renewal. There is much for us to do to prepare ourselves to be renewed. It’s not easy but it is a worthwhile effort on the path of development.

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19 – The House on the Rock

A look at the Stone Age, world governments, intelligence agencies, evil, the devil and this present darkness in which we find ourselves and our world.

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249 – Being Quiet

Times come on this journey into the Light when we are kept in a dark, quiet place. What’s that about and what’s the best way through it? Knowing what it is helps.

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225 – Hidden

In our current condition we believe that darkness hides. It’s why we think we can get away without paying, why we think cause and effect is for someone else and why we repeat stupid mistakes again and again.

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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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"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.