Posts Tagged ‘request’

34 – The New Man

We examine the esoteric meaning of the Lord’s prayer, the purpose of prayer and formulating a proper request. This is very different from the kinds of prayers we acquired in life.

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33 – The New Man

A simple way of looking at the mystery of prayer is to see it as response to request. What we must learn is how to make a proper request that will evoke the response we desire from something higher.

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177 – Connection

Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink. What keeps us from connecting with these ideas and the influences they may conduct?

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139 – Art of Prayer

Many people view prayer as a superstitious practice of the unenlightened. Most often it is, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t something to it. There are universal laws governing request and response.

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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.