Posts Tagged ‘Lord’s Prayer’

33 – The Mark


The bread in the parable of the prodigal son and the Lord’s prayer is not literal bread. It has an esoteric meaning. If we wish to develop we must learn to nourish that which can develop.

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19 – The Mark


The Parable of the Mustard Seed seques surprisingly into the phrase in the Lord’s Prayer, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. The meaning, at first shocking, becomes crystal clear as we begin to understand in a new way.

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34 – The New Man

We examine the esoteric meaning of the Lord’s prayer, the purpose of prayer and formulating a proper request. This is very different from the kinds of prayers we acquired in life.

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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.