Posts Tagged ‘Thoughts’

277 Toxic Thoughts

There is a spiritual war being waged in the heavenlies. What we fail to realize is where heaven and hell are located and what our part is in the whole thing. According to esoteric teachings man is a battle ground between good and evil.

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269 – Being Meditative

How can one meditate and not change their thoughts and attitudes about themselves, life and others?

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205 – Thoughts

Where do thoughts come from, where are they going and of what are they made? Understanding this can help us to deal with the mind and the barrage of thoughts with which it bombards us.

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029 – Stopping Thoughts

Can stopping our thoughts help us to remember ourselves?

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026 – Yes, No Again

We hear a great deal about our inability to do, in this Work. Some things we can do with a proper understanding of the principle of Yes and No.

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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.