Posts Tagged ‘Parables’

48 – The New Man

An esoteric look at wheat, tares, devils, angels and the end of the world as taught through the hidden meaning of some of the parables about the Kingdom of Heaven.

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46 – The New Man

Two ways of looking at Truth are represented by John the Baptist and Jesus. Two ways of looking at Truth, externally, are represented by John the Baptist and the Pharisees.

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43 – The New Man

We continue to explore the state of faith as described in different parables. Faith is shown as a necessary portal to a higher level of ourselves leading to the New Man.

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40 – The New Man

We continue with our esoteric exploration of faith as related by the hidden meaning of parables. Faith is not belief and belief is not faith. Man is seen as a seed that needs to develop into something more.

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19 – The New Man

The hidden meaning of the parable of the healing of the man at the pool of Bethesda. This story is rich with spiritual meaning for those who may have ears to hear.

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15 – The New Man

We continue our in depth study of the esoteric meaning of the Wedding Feast at Cana delving deeply into the characters in the story. Three levels are represented by the people and the things used in the story to convey higher meaning.

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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.