Posts Tagged ‘Levels of Truth’

27 – The Mark

We tidy up loose ends with Nicodemus and launch into another story that illustrates the differences between the sense based mind and the transformed mind. The Samaritan woman finds that the well is a great deal deeper than it appears.

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15 – The New Man

We continue our in depth study of the esoteric meaning of the Wedding Feast at Cana delving deeply into the characters in the story. Three levels are represented by the people and the things used in the story to convey higher meaning.

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13 – The New Man

The meaning of the Wedding Feast at Cana and the transformation of water into wine. The meaning of the relationship between Jesus and Mary and the relationship between the higher and the lower in us.

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09 – The New Man

The idea of temptation as necessary for self-development, and ultimately, transformation. The devil, the wilderness, temptation and the three levels of truth explained and explored.

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08 – The New Man

We examine the meaning of being tempted and how temptation is employed to bring us to the point of decision between the higher and the lower in us.

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05 – The New Man

The esoteric meaning of the three levels of truth as found in Biblical parables and stories.

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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.