Archive for January, 2013

06 – The Mark

To read esoteric literature without an understanding of the technical language used is to utterly misunderstand the intended meaning. This is the condition in which we find ourselves. We must grasp new meaning behind the common words.

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26 – Seven Mansions

Many energies are explained from an entirely different perspective than the one we have based on science and the five senses. It can be difficult to change gears and think in a new way, but that’s what metanoia, change of thinking is all about.

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05 – The Mark

Many teachings talk about transformation, but few confront us with the barriers in ourselves that keep us from transforming. It’s no wonder when we consider the Herculean effort necessary to face ourselves.

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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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04 – The Mark

Dr. Nicoll presents the idea of meaning in an exciting way. He presents meaninglessness as a terrible illness. Ultimately your meaning is your god.

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24 – Seven Mansions

Finishing up with the esoteric meaning of the Eucharist as a vehicle for Grace The need for a physical conduit for Grace is based on the fact that we have become trapped in a physical world and body through the five senses and the sense based mind they have formed.

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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.