Posts Tagged ‘Pain’

11 – Hands of the Father

After the last temptation comes either victory or failure, depending upon the choice that was made during the temptation. Here MacDonald deals with the final words of Jesus.

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297 – Lifeline

There’s a reason some people stay with esoteric teachings, enter into the process of internal transformation while others fall away. This is hard and painful! It takes a long time. It can’t be accomplished without a lifeline.

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A very difficult Work teaching is that this earth is called a pain factory. Something inside us balks and objects most strenuously to this teaching. We insist, in the face of evidence to the contrary, that life doesn’t kill us, can be consistently good, easy and happy, or at least should be. If we’re not born rich, beautiful and intelligent it’s up to us find the secret of how to make life the way we think it should be. Many read self-help books that promise to show us the secret.

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182 – Planted

One of the most difficult things for us to do is grow where we’re planted.

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116 – Pain Body

When negative feelings run wild with us is there anything we can do in the moment to slow the flow?

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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.