Posts Tagged ‘Esoteric Ideas’

02 – Living Time

More exploration of the idea that the most real part of us, the most real part of our life, is invisible. Not only are we invisible, but everyone else is invisible to us. Our sense formed mind will not readily accept this idea. The idea has the power to help us transform.

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02 – Ocean of Love

We begin, slowly, with the prologue of The Ocean of Love by Kabir. Most of the terms used in this ancient mystic poem are unfamiliar to us. It takes attention and study, but it’s worth it to those wishing to see the common thread of truth running through all esoteric teachings from all eras and areas.

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298 – Emotional Enigma

Esoteric ideas don’t amount to a hill of beans if they are not properly ordered in our intellectual part. We can think all sorts of things that aren’t true. The ideas must be arranged properly and that is the work of our emotional part.

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267 – Missing Link

Why is it there are so many millions of Good Householders yet so few who pursue esoteric ideas?

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219 – Gone Fishing

How is doing the Work like fishing? Well, except it’s not much fun for those who practice the Work or for the fish. Nevertheless we can work!

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182 – Die or Die

What’s all this about death and dying in esoteric writings? Sounds creepy but it doesn’t have to be.

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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.