Step One Hundred and Sixty-Six
Therefore, be content doing small things in the world. Be simple and humble in the world so that greatness may flow through you without obstruction.
This practice will require repetition upon the hour and deep consideration in your two longer practice periods, where you will engage your mind actively in comprehending the meaning of today’s idea. Use your mind for investigation. Allow yourself to consider these things. Do not rely on conclusions but continue your exploration. This is the right use of your mind which will lead you to a greater understanding. Here the mind is not merely weaving visions and illusions to take itself away from its own anxiety. Here the mind is examining its own content. Here the mind is working on behalf of Knowledge, as it was intended to do.
Practice 166: Two 30-minute practice periods. Hourly practice.
It is empowering to know that as I go contentedly about my small duties each day in a focused and aware way, I am serving Knowledge and allowing it to express itself in the world. I wish to train my mind in a way that allows it to work on behalf of Knowledge, thus leading me to greater understanding and comprehension of my mission.