December 2014 Blog Posts (9)

General Theosophy #125

“After billions and billions of years, the indefectible God of Intelligent Design may have evolved into the on-second-thought Jehovah who used a flood to get rid of those He regarded as unintelligently designed. . . .”—General Theosophy

Added by Richard Ihle on December 28, 2014 at 9:58pm — 1 Comment

Dec. 24 Quotes

Dec. 24

Quotes

The Lord can pass an elephant through the eye of a needle. He can do whatever He likes.

-- RÂMAKRISHNA

The 1 thing that existed first, the source, the beginning, the truth, God, by whatever word or name we care to assign it, is a determined thing.

This is a tough concept to grasp, we think of whatever it is that created us as some all powerful thing (and it is), but, it has no awareness, it has no intention, it has no feeling.

The…

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Added by David Allen on December 24, 2014 at 12:47pm — 1 Comment

Apology

I want to apologize to everyone. I get this way when things get hard. I have a rational thinking animal inside me. I must shackle it with these perspectives, or it will trample (rationalize) what feeling I have.

This body is a vessel for the arrogance that is the source of all suffering. I have to keep the chains strong, for  Our society pulls heavily on them.

In time I will (there it is again) find a perspective in which it will take it's true form and cooperate.

So I…

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Added by David Allen on December 22, 2014 at 9:43pm — 1 Comment

Dec. 23 Quote

Dec. 23

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How doth the Lord dwell in the body? He dwells in the body like the plug of a syringe, i.e. in the body, and yet apart from it.
-- RÂMAKRISHNA

The truth (God) exist within every fiber of our being, so the relationship is more like water and ice. We spend brief moments seemingly separate (as ice) from the water, and yet that is all we are.

Added by David Allen on December 22, 2014 at 9:04pm — 1 Comment

General Theosophy #124

“Buddha’s best disciple is the one who needs him least.”—General Theosophy

Added by Richard Ihle on December 20, 2014 at 1:47pm — 6 Comments

My journey in a nutshell

About the time I started school (5 or 6), I came to a startling realization, doing "what I can do" was getting me into a lot of trouble.

The concept of "just because I can, doesn't mean I should" was formed.

I've spent the last 45 years trying to figure out the meaning of should.

As my understanding of "myself" grows, the way I see everything else changes, the information I get from any particular thing changes, my understanding of "myself" grows.

it's been a wild…

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Added by David Allen on December 13, 2014 at 10:06am — No Comments

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"All waters are brooded over by Nârâyana, but every kind of water is not fit for drink. Similarly, though it is true that the Almighty dwells in every place, yet every place is not fit to be visited by man. As one kind of water may be used for washing our feet, another may serve the purpose of ablution, and others may be drunk, and others again may not be touched at all; so there are different kinds of places. We may approach some, we can enter into the inside of others, others we must…

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Added by David Allen on December 11, 2014 at 2:45pm — 12 Comments

General Theosophy #123

“In Psycho-Spiritual matters the method of trial and error may be sufficient for beginners; however, the more advanced may have to add the method of trial and neither success nor error, trial and neither success nor error. . . .”—General Theosophy

Added by Richard Ihle on December 8, 2014 at 10:02pm — No Comments

General Theosophy #122

“You cannot feel like a millionaire until you no longer need two million.”—General Theosophy

Added by Richard Ihle on December 2, 2014 at 9:43am — No Comments

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