Posts Tagged ‘The Trinity’

25 – Seven Mansions

This section deals with the Trinity. The process of stripping away the skin over our understanding can be quite painful. No wonder so few wish to pay the price to gain new meaning from esoteric truth.

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40 – The House on the Rock

We talk about the meaning of the Trinity. In the book it is likened to fire, light and warmth. This section also discusses the purpose and practice of prayer. It’s not the best news since much of it’s purpose is to burn away our impurities and that can be painful.

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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.