Posts Tagged ‘The Develop’

267 – Being Blinded

Open with care. This one isn’t for everybody.

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266 – Balancing Act

If you’re going to make the necessary effort to develop all you are meant to be you’ll be doing a balancing act.

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217 – Man in the Moon

We hear that we’re food for the moon but it’s not well understood what this means in our personal work. If it was we’d be working better and developing more.

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105 – Fifth Way

You’ve got to know when to let go to be good at archery or internal development.

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079 – Work Room

There comes a time when we must have a clean environment in which to practice this work internally.

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Practice

After having studied classic guitar for a number of years, I observed something interesting about Parkinson. If he wanted to do something he would read a book about it. It seems odd to write that now, because the idea of reading a book to learn how to do something appears to be contradictory.

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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.