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What Jesus Told Me 2007

What Jesus Told Me 2007


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A Living Reading of the Gnostic Gospel of Thomas by a Dotcom consultant named after Buddha who surrendered everything to reach enlightenment in the now.
A Living Reading of the Gnostic Gospel of Thomas by a Dotcom consultant named after Buddha who surrendered everything to reach enlightenment in the now.

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Published by: Gouthum Karadi on Feb 08, 2008
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Finally we have the idea that all that is hidden will become manifest. Our faith is
buttressed by this statement. Fredrick Myers once said, “Faith is resolution to
stand or fall by the noblest hypothesis.” It is not blind obedience. That is the role
of the slave: One who always searches for someone or something outside of
himself to tell him what to do.

Faith is like a man on a road. He sees a brick road leading to a mountaintop.
Along his sight, he sees the road dip in and out of view before finally emerging
upon the crest of the mountaintop. Faith is knowing that the road you walked in
on is the road you walk out on.

When he follows the path it leads into steep valleys. While in one of these, it
feels like a pit, for the walls are sheer. Faith tells him that the road he is on is the
path that leads out. He can commence many loops while in the valley, but the
only way to know if his original road is the correct one is to complete it.

In the Army I was in the Light Infantry. It is the most faithful job. You rely on
your mates to take care of you, and yourself to fulfill your role. You carry
everything you need to fight, and everything you need to get back home. You
walk in, and damn it, you are going to walk out! Nothing will stop you. This is

Great commanders always write about the strength of an Army being in its will to
fight. Not in its technology or savvy, but sheer commitment. Vietnam and Ho
Chi Minh taught this to the USA – a lesson being repeated in Iraq.

Regardless, you are now in the battle of your lives. Do you have the faith to
struggle your way out of darkness into the light, or will you choose the
comfortable lies of darkness? Can you question all that you have hitherto known,
or will you shy from the task? You birthed your way into this world. Will you
live your way out, or, will you die, only to return again?


(6) His disciples questioned him and said to him, "Do you want us to fast?
How shall we pray? Shall we give alms? What diet shall we observe?"
Jesus said, "Do not tell lies, and do not do what you hate, for all things are
plain in the sight of heaven. For nothing hidden will not become manifest,
and nothing covered will remain without being uncovered."

The disciples forever ask their master how to behave. They never seem to tire of
asking specific questions, while the enlightened often answer in broad aphorisms.
Knowing that their time with those trapped in past and future is short, the buddhas
try to offer succinct wisdom with broad application.

They ask Jesus whether they should fast and pray and give alms. Rather than
answer about the letter of Mosaic law, the Hebrew sage states that they should
neither lie, nor do what they hate. In other words, they ought not to behave
hypocritically. To underscore this, he adds that all that is hidden will become

He implies that they are searching for more rules to ensure right conduct. Instead
of more rules, he declares that they need not follow more laws. They only need to
be consistent internally and externally. Integrity of thought, word, and deed.

I say it more succinctly in modern terms:

“If you want to hide something, tell it to everyone. If you want to tell everyone
something, hide it.” This method keeps one honest. It ensures that you will
always be consistent internally and externally. It is the highest practice of Truth.
This methodology is not a permanent state of mind, but a tool for realization of
your perfect self. You will know when you are done, as you will not have to ask
anyone. If you still have to ask, keep using your tools.


(7) Jesus said, "Blessed is the lion which becomes man when consumed
by man; and cursed is the man whom the lion consumes, and the lion
becomes man."

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