Posts Tagged ‘self-love’

30 – Self-Denial 2

The biggest problem with self is self-love. It’s like a cloud in front of the sun. It keeps so much that we need to be happy from getting to us so we may benefit from it, and benefit others.

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05 – Seven Mansions

A mind boggling expos√© of our relative size, strength and place in the scale of Being. Leave your self-love elsewhere if you’re going to listen to this with an open mind.

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23 – The New Man

The idea of righteousness in the Gospels and how it applies to us as we attempt to develop spiritually. We discuss what stands in our way and how to address our contradictions.

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295 – Being Humble

“Oh Lord, it’s hard to be humble, when you’re perfect in every way.” Being humble isn’t anything like how it appears in the external world. There is a true humility that we can attain much more easily than we might have thought.

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01 – The New Man

Our first look at Maurice Nicoll’s book, The New Man. We start off with learning the ancient language of parables. There’s a deeper esoteric meaning nearly lost to modern man.

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265 Leviathan

It’s probably not what you think, but you may have a choice if you can just reach a little higher. Esoteric teachings show us that raising our level is much better than meeting Leviathan on his own turf.

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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.