Posts Tagged ‘death’

23 – Life


MacDonald assaults the idea of sickness, decay and death with life, life and more life. He makes a powerful argument for the old saying, “Down seven, up eight.”

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11 – Hands of the Father


After the last temptation comes either victory or failure, depending upon the choice that was made during the temptation. Here MacDonald deals with the final words of Jesus.

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25 – The New Man

The idea of rebirth in the Gospels is discussed. The Gospels can be taken on two basic levels. Rebirth is dying to one level and being reborn to the other, higher level.

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22 – The House on the Rock

This one is rich and challenging. The subjects are Death and Life and go into more detail about the Real Mind, the Soul and the relationship they have to each other. It sheds new light on our meaning and mission as human beings.

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285 – Being Dead

Why after so many thousands of years with billions of people dying is there such mystery surrounding death? Why is it so feared and misunderstood and how can we make peace with the inevitable?

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284 – Being Clear

It’s not easy to be clear when you’re stuck in the mud the five senses make of life by constantly stirring things. It is possible to find clarity in one area and work from there.

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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.