Posts Tagged ‘progress’

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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172 – The Thing

There’s something in us that prevents our forward progress and development. This Thing must be recognized and rendered passive. It’s not what you think it is. It’s deeper than that.

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116 – Vision

Where there is no vision, the people are unrestrained . . . It’s vitally important to our inner development to have a Work Aim and some idea of how we’re going to reach it.

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094 – Progress

What do you do when all the self-help doesn’t help?

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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.