Step One Hundred and Ninety-Four
Remind yourself of this upon the hour, for its meaning must be penetrated to be experienced. If you are accustomed to guilt and obligation, today’s idea will seem to compound your difficulty. Yet, today’s idea is really an affirmation of Knowledge within you, providing an opportunity for Knowledge to guide you and to demonstrate its value to you. It has nothing to do with dependence, for you must be independent of false things to follow that which is true. This is the value of all independence.
In your longer practice periods, go deeply into Knowledge. And when you are in the world, keep this idea alive. Allow yourself to feel a deeper presence within you as you are out in the world of mundane things, as you are out in the world of small considerations. Greatness is here to serve the small. Remember.
Practice 194: Two 30-minute practice periods. Hourly practice.
I often feel torn between what I feel I “ought” to be doing and what I “want” to be doing. And it is very difficult to know if, when choosing between the two, I am going where I am truly needed. Let Knowledge be my guide, let Knowledge always take me where I need to go.