Posts Tagged ‘New Birth’

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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26 – The Mark

We continue with our examination of the story of Nicodemus and Jesus in part three. If new meaning was easy to get everyone would get it. Since it’s not, they don’t. What will you do?

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25 – The Mark

Dr. Nicoll continues with the explanation of the story of Nicodemus and Jesus. The misunderstood or not understood meaning of New Birth is explored in detail and applied to our possible evolution, transformation.

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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.