Posts Tagged ‘Purpose’

16 – Living Time

Dr. Nicoll overlays teachings and experiences from Pythagoras to Tennyson to show us the consistency of the teaching of man’s potential and primary errand while trapped on the time line.

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10 – Seven Mansions

We cautiously pick our way through the ideas of spiritual and psychic power, the world of magicians and the dangers to which they expose themselves. Much is said of our purpose as spiritual beings and our duties to our Author.

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291 – Being Lucid

It’s difficult to make progress when you don’t have a clear, well stated, well organized aim or goal. It’s like wandering in the woods when you have no senes of direction or purpose.

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283 – Semantics

There’s not much of the kind of agreement in the world that leads us to better understand and communicate with our fellow beings. The tragic result is a world at war almost all the time. New meaning is what can bring new understanding.

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254 – Being Aimed

Some people have found their purpose, their meaning. How did they do it and what does it feel like?

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059 – God’s Purpose

Here’s a can of worms question and answer. Does God have a purpose for our lives and if he does, what is it?

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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.