Posts Tagged ‘faith’

44 – The New Man

Finishing up with the tenth chapter we tie up faith, humility and love as the ingredients necessary for opening the door that may lead us to the New Man. This is great stuff!

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43 – The New Man

We continue to explore the state of faith as described in different parables. Faith is shown as a necessary portal to a higher level of ourselves leading to the New Man.

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42 – The New Man

We take another step in understanding the meaning of faith as given in esoteric teachings. Here we see faith in relation to our attitude toward life and everything in it.

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41 – The New Man

More on faith as related in the parable of the sower. The idea is introduced that faith is a bridge that enables us to reach a higher level of ourselves. The catch? There’s a cost. It’s dear.

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40 – The New Man

We continue with our esoteric exploration of faith as related by the hidden meaning of parables. Faith is not belief and belief is not faith. Man is seen as a seed that needs to develop into something more.

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39 – The New Man

Chapter 10, part 1 deals with the dramatic example of faith as related in the Gospel story of the Mount of Transfiguration. What a surprise! Faith, like almost everything else, has a much deeper, esoteric meaning.

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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.