Posts Tagged ‘Forgiveness’

05 – Unforgivable

Many people have tortured themselves thinking they had committed the unforgivable sin. MacDonald sheds what light he had on the subject, and does a fine job of helping us to a fuller understanding of the text and our relationship with our Creator.

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42 – The Mark

There’s little question that the Gospels are difficult to understand beyond their literal meaning. We look at the story of the paralytic man brought to Jesus for healing. It’s a lovely story on the surface. It’s inner beauty is so rich with meaning that it is crucial for those wishing to develop to understand it.

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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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276 – Boomerang

Mechanical man has the nasty habit of judging others. Esoteric teachings show us how those judgments boomerang on us causing more damage to our possible development than we imagine possible. There’s a way to stop throwing new boomerangs as well as duck some that we’ve already thrown.

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270 – Being Forgiven

Getting forgiveness isn’t as important as one might think. It may be much more dangerous though.

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216 – Forgiveness

Another round of forgiveness anyone? It’s on the house. Since it’s on the house why not go ahead and give it away as fast as you are able?

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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.