Posts Tagged ‘metanoia’

43 – The Mark

The last of, The Mark, where we tie up some loose ends. This part was probably some notes that he had that he wanted to expand upon in the book. Unfortunately he passed away before he was able to finish. We’ll do what we can with what he leaves us.

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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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30 – The Mark

The literal, sense based mind hinders spiritual progress. This is why metanoia and new birth are required to develop beyond the animal mind and body given us at birth.

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21 – The Mark

Continuing with the idea of Metanoia as a state of understanding as a starting point for the further development of what a man can become. We begin to touch on the idea of what opposes this development and why it is so here on this earth.

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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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04 – Ocean of Love

We begin to dig into the necessity of discipline to move us away from our attachment to the physical world and the sense based mind. Every day we make choices that bring us closer to one of two world. The physical world in which we are imprisoned or the spiritual world that offers us liberation from the Wheel of Suffering.

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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.