Posts Tagged ‘unconsciousness’

255 – Being Worked

Here’s a fresh look at working with a teacher and the space opened up in the process. What comes up in that space is what we’ve been hiding and stuffing for a lifetime. There’s a reason we put it into the darkness.

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157 – Eclipse

An eclipse doesn’t have to mean total darkness if you know your heavenly bodies. The sun is always shining somewhere. We only have to be in the right spot to receive its light and warmth.

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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.