Posts Tagged ‘Meaning’

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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31 – The Mark

How is it that the disciples who followed Jesus didn’t understand what he taught even after three years? How much more difficult must it be for us to understand the esoteric truth hidden in the parables?

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22 – The Mark

What is your supreme meaning? How can the obvious real meaning of popular esoteric writings be so consistently misunderstood? Why can’t we understand our way of seeing things is the problem?

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20 – The Mark

The meaning and significance of metanoia in esoteric writings. Because the word has been mistranslated for so long it’s extremely difficult to blast through the wrong meaning embedded in race consciousness.

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ecently I’ve been reading, No Man Is an Island, by Thomas Merton. He was a Trappist Monk, so […]

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06 – The Mark

To read esoteric literature without an understanding of the technical language used is to utterly misunderstand the intended meaning. This is the condition in which we find ourselves. We must grasp new meaning behind the common words.

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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.