Posts Tagged ‘Understanding’

161 – What If

What if people don’t understand? What if they misunderstand what I say? What if they get angry or hurt?

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151 – Perception

Our perception is always askew until we learn to see it can be more or less accurate based on our understanding. It’s a good idea not to put too much trust in it until we can generate a better understanding of how it operates.

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131 – Dismissed

Have you ever been dismissed? It can be great but it can also be very unpleasant.

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131 – Mental Mismatch

There’s a reason it’s so difficult to understand certain people and easy to understand others. Esoteric teachings will give us the tools needed to ease the mental mismatch making it easier to create the force of understanding in ourselves.

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093 – Horrible Truth

The visible Work has a secret. The horrible truth becomes a beautiful thing when we understand it.

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082 – Understanding

It’s a big step forward in self-development when we can ask a questions like this one. “I’m beginning to see I don’t really understand what you’re saying. Can I precisely understand what it is your saying?”

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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.