Posts Tagged ‘Seed’

18 – The Mark

Under the surface of the Parable of the Sower we find three types of man and where esoteric truth falls on them. The depth of this Parable is truly profound.

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17 – The Mark

The three categories of man, where the teaching of esotericism is sown, and how the teaching is received.

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16 – The Mark

We dig deeper into the Parable of the Sower and the meaning of the different soils upon which the seed is sown. What is the seed? What do the soils represent in us?

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41 – The New Man

More on faith as related in the parable of the sower. The idea is introduced that faith is a bridge that enables us to reach a higher level of ourselves. The catch? There’s a cost. It’s dear.

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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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"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.