Archive for October, 2013

43 – The Mark

The last of, The Mark, where we tie up some loose ends. This part was probably some notes that he had that he wanted to expand upon in the book. Unfortunately he passed away before he was able to finish. We’ll do what we can with what he leaves us.

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42 – The Mark

There’s little question that the Gospels are difficult to understand beyond their literal meaning. We look at the story of the paralytic man brought to Jesus for healing. It’s a lovely story on the surface. It’s inner beauty is so rich with meaning that it is crucial for those wishing to develop to understand it.

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30 – Ocean of Love

The signs and path of the Householder are enumerated as the poem leads us to the final stages of the path of liberation from the Ocean of the World. Not to be taken literally in every way we understand it esoterically, spiritually, because this is not a physical path but a spiritual path.

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41 – The Mark

The difference between Conscious Love and emotional love is briefly discussed. We talk about our need to struggle against our propensity for violence. It will take a new will to bring us into a state of consciousness where violence doesn’t rule.

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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.