Posts Tagged ‘order’

26 – Living Time

As we labor with ideas that don’t fit in our limited view of the world Dr. Nicoll gives us examples to help us get some foundational ideas from which to extrapolate.

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30 – Seven Mansions

The fifth veil is introduced and discussed along with the ramifications of its removal and the effects its removal may have on a person. Again, this isn’t to be taken literally. This is esoteric truth and must be applied internally to the individual.

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41 – The House on the Rock

This section may not seem relevant to non-Catholics since it deals with the Vatican II Council and decisions that were made about Church doctrine. Esoteric ideas are still valid and underly this discussion. There is meaning here.

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294 – iBody

Part of being the way we are is taking the most incredible things for granted. At birth we receive a great gift. One we rarely appreciate for what it is, but this is just the beginning of our journey towards what is possible for us.

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290 – A Dog’s Tail

Self-Remembering sounds easy. It may well be easy for someone who is awake. Since we’re not, we need to make the kinds of specific efforts needed to move along toward something more real, more internal than where we ordinarily live.

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Owing to our addiction to imagination, which satisfies every part of the outer man, we are in the unfortunate position of being able to believe something that isn’t true.

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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.