Step Two Hundred and Eighty-Two
Therefore, allow yourself to experience the meaning of today’s idea. Allow yourself to accept responsibility. It is not a weight upon your shoulders. It is a rite of passage for you, and in this all things that have confused and frustrated you within yourself will be given a new and purposeful application. Realize that Knowledge carries responsibility. In this, you need to treat it with the seriousness that it requires, and yet with this seriousness, you receive the greatness and the peace that it will render to you. Over time, you will become a very, very finely-tuned vehicle for Knowledge in the world. In this, all things that require development will find development, and all things which merely hinder your progress will be relinquished.
In your deeper practices in stillness today, recognize that you have a responsibility to cultivate your faculties of mind as a student of Knowledge. Exercise these responsibilities and do not drift away into imagination. Engage yourself as a student of Knowledge according to the requirements of your preparation, for you are now becoming a person of responsibility and a person of power.
Practice 282: Two 30-minute practice periods.
"Discernment and all the other qualities of value within yourself will need to be cultivated as well, for you must learn to express that which you carry."
The thought of being a very finely-tuned vehicle for Knowledge makes me smile.
Carrying Knowledge in the world is indeed a great responsibility, and I do not wish to take this lightly and squander the potential power it entails. I wish to be a worthy vehicle of Knowledge in the world, applying this gift with humility and discretion.