Posts Tagged ‘Light’

182 – Planted

One of the most difficult things for us to do is grow where we’re planted.

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157 – Eclipse

An eclipse doesn’t have to mean total darkness if you know your heavenly bodies. The sun is always shining somewhere. We only have to be in the right spot to receive its light and warmth.

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156 – Light Rays

We can’t let the light in all at once but we can start with one ray at a time. Too much too soon can really be painful and actually blind us for a season. Better to allow the Work to guide us then to run ahead on our own.

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135 – More Parts

More about how to identify which parts of us are at work so we can bring the light of consciousness to our unconscious actions. Cleaning the inner machinery is easy. Getting to it can be very difficult.

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126 – Holy Trinity

Life is made a mystery because of the ignorance in which we live our lives due to our inner blindness. The good news is that through the practice of esoteric principles we can be healed.

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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.