Archive for September, 2014

21 – Last Penny

If the universe will allow us to get away with something, the real fool is the one who does what he could get away with not doing. If not, we must pay what we owe, even to the last penny.

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17 – Living Time

We begin to explore the idea of Time as an invisible dimension connected to the three dimensions which we can perceive through sense. Though the idea is simple it opens the way for greater meaning of our relation to higher states of consciousness.

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20 – Difficulty With Prayer

MacDonald hammers out an image of prayer as revealed through the story of the Wedding Feast at Cana. His perspective is so refreshing and heart felt it is remarkable in its loveliness.

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16 – Living Time

Dr. Nicoll overlays teachings and experiences from Pythagoras to Tennyson to show us the consistency of the teaching of man’s potential and primary errand while trapped on the time line.

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19 – Jesus On Prayer

MacDonald addresses himself to the parable of the unjust judge, and reveals a delightful angle to an often poorly understood, or misunderstood story. He brings light without compromise.

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15 – Living Time

Dr. Nicoll continues to explore the older teachings about man, the universe and our ability to change our feeling of I. We delve into the tenth century teachings of Erigena to find the golden thread of truth connecting all esoteric teachings.

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About Esoteric Talks

"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.