Posts Tagged ‘Pictures’

233 – Spotlighting

Unlike moonlighting, spotlighting can help us to see through the imaginary pictures we have of ourselves that block our path to development. It’s like moonlighting in that it takes more work.

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192 – Best Foot

Putting our best foot forward isn’t about getting others to agree with our pictures of ourselves. Nor is it about pretending to be something we’re not.

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158 – Silly Hats

Why are you wearing that silly hat? It may seem like a rude question but it’s valid if properly understood. Sometimes we need someone to hold the mirror up for us if we wish to see what we look like to others.

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The Work says we have pictures of ourselves. Something like photographs that we take throughout our life. Some of them are snapshots taken with short exposure times. Others are long exposure pictures taken over time. The ones we like, the ones in which we think we look good

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031 – Union of Opposites 3

Our final presentation in the series of Unifying Opposites deals with the practical application of the ideas in our everyday life.

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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.