Archive for July, 2013

32 – The Mark

Esoteric teachings tell us there is a side of ourselves that we have lost. The essential part of us that has been forgotten but can be remembered. This is the aim of development.

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20 – Ocean of Love

An esoteric explanation of the negative power, opposing force and the ways it works to keep us imprisoned in illusion. There is a path through the many deceptions but it takes a pure heart to find it.

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31 – The Mark

How is it that the disciples who followed Jesus didn’t understand what he taught even after three years? How much more difficult must it be for us to understand the esoteric truth hidden in the parables?

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19 – Ocean of Love

The poem continues to relate the tale of the Master’s appearance in the fourth age and the establishment of the path of liberation. Remember the poem uses parable and allegory to convey eternal truth to minds trapped in Time.

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30 – The Mark

The literal, sense based mind hinders spiritual progress. This is why metanoia and new birth are required to develop beyond the animal mind and body given us at birth.

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18 – Ocean of Love

Welcome to the dark age. The Kali Yuga is the age in which we are living. Life is short and violent. The redeeming factor is we have greater access the the Truth and therefore the possibility of liberation is greater.

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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.