Posts Tagged ‘Imagination’

143 – Hurting

Every one of us manifests unpleasant manifestations. These can hurt people. Are we hurting people consciously and can it be done in a way that helps our work?

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140 – Specificity

It’s not nearly as difficult as we make it. Lighten up, loosen up and relax a little.

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132 – What State

Esoteric teachings direct us to value what is valuable. Those things are generally unknown to the five senses. Knowing what state you’re in is more than a matter of outer geography.

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130 – Timeline

Time is one of those tricky subjects that deal with Reality and apparent reality. Perhaps the way we perceive time isn’t all there is to it.

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127 – Fearfulness

Fear is a state that pulls like a magnet. Escaping it is easy once you have a better state to which you may go.

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088 – Start Here

With everything there must be a place to begin, a starting place. With the Work this is a good place to start.

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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.