Posts Tagged ‘Higher Influences’

251 – Being Absorbed

We’ve been absorbed without ever knowing it. We must extricate ourselves through awareness of our situation. Not so easy to see. Don’t lose heart, we have help in the form of Higher Influences.

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245 – Being Used

It’s interesting how we want to be influenced by something higher but can’t believe it’s possible. When someone is influenced by something higher we relegate them to the lunatic fringe.

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244 – Being Awakened

All this talk about waking up makes it sound as if it’s something we can do. Not. This does not mean however that we are without help. We could be awakened if we get ourselves in the right place to receive.

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159 – Frogs

What do frogs have to do with working or not working?

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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.