Posts Tagged ‘Light of Consciousness’

286 – Being Passive

Once we’ve seen all these things inside of us and we realize they’re destroying our happiness, what are we supposed to do about it? What’s the next step?

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Inquisition

The Inquisition was an ecclesiastical tribunal established by Pope Gregory IX c. 1232 for the suppression of heresy. It was active chiefly in northern Italy and southern France, becoming notorious for the use of torture. In 1542 the papal Inquisition was reinstituted to combat Protestantism, eventually becoming an organ of papal government.

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212 – What Matters

How much does what we do down here in life matter in the big scheme of things? The answer could be a little more disconcerting than we like.

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171 – The Light

Esoteric schools tell us that it is the Light that purifies us and heals us. What part do we play in the Light healing us?

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144 – The Shadow

It may not be as easy as we may think to catch our shadow and get rightly connected. It may also be painful sewing it back in place.

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About Esoteric Talks

"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.