Posts Tagged ‘Start’

216 – Jungle Hut

Three story house? More like a jungle hut on fire. How to see this is where the Work starts.

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088 – Start Here

With everything there must be a place to begin, a starting place. With the Work this is a good place to start.

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072 – Vain Work

We’ve got to start from where we are. Where we are isn’t a pretty picture.

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039 – Shaping

There’s so much to do in this Work it’s hard to get anything done. Where can I start?

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003 – ABC’s of Influence

We’re influenced in life. The way to have a better life is to get ourselves under better influences. A good place to start is knowing what influences are available to us. Consciousness means choice.

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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.