Posts Tagged ‘transformation’

35 – Mirrors of the Lord

MacDonald exposes us to an interesting study of a well known verse that opens new meaning to us if we’re willing to receive it.

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12 – Living Time

After dismissing an outer, scientific method of transformation as impossible, Dr. Nicoll begins to sketch out a scientific system found internally. He touches on esoteric Christianity as a viable alternative.

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11 – Living Time

You might think after all Dr. Nicoll has had to say about materialism there wouldn’t be much left unsaid. Not so. He continues to elucidate the trap in which we will find ourselves if we continue to work at it.

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07 – Living Time

We look at how we take our consciousness for granted as we take the way we see the world for granted. This prevents us from realizing inner growth and development.

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06 – Living Time

The best way to know what the outcome of what we’re doing will be is to understand why we’re doing it and follow it to its natural end. If naturalism is leading us true can be known by understanding upon what is rests.

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03 – Living Time

A scientific examination of the data the five senses send to our brains for translation and interpretation. When we step back from our ordinary state of consciousness and look more objectively it becomes clear the five senses are not worthy of the trust we put in them. This is a transforming idea.

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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.