Posts Tagged ‘Imagination’

191 – Fruits

If I’m not working for results how will I know if I’m really working or if it’s all imagination?

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178 – Leaky Faucets

How many faucets are leaking in your three story house? What’s it costing? This Work teaches us how to stop those leaks, save our force and use it for inner development.

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173 – Reverting

I noticed a mechanical reaction I was having in a relationship a year ago. Now I find I’m doing it again in a different relationship. Where did my knowledge go?

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169 – Impressing

Practically, how do I deal with impressions that are coming in through the five senses? It’s not a good idea to bite off more than you can chew. Imagination will take over and you’ll be lost.

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151 – Possibility

How can we know it’s possible to develop beyond what we see everywhere around us in the world?

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147 – Acquired

If all the knowledge I’ve acquired is suspicious how can I trust the knowledge I’ve acquired about the Work?

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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.