Posts Tagged ‘Grace’

36 – The Mark

John the Baptist is more than just a character in a story. His meaning, esoterically, is vital to our understanding of the Truth. He represents a side of truth that can be violent and must be replaced by another.

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17 – Ocean of Love

This section of the poem explores the idea of Grace, unmerited favor, and how it can affect our lives.

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24 – Seven Mansions

Finishing up with the esoteric meaning of the Eucharist as a vehicle for Grace The need for a physical conduit for Grace is based on the fact that we have become trapped in a physical world and body through the five senses and the sense based mind they have formed.

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23 – Seven Mansions

The doctrine of transubstantiation is addressed and explained in an interesting, esoteric way. For most people familiar with esoteric teachings there’s little challenge to their ideas. To people unfamiliar with esoteric ideas the challenge will be obvious and difficult.

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The purpose of my life is to grow, develop and unfold into a higher order of being than that which I was born. Holding that idea above all others enables me to see life as my teacher rather than a vacation resort.

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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.