Step Two Hundred and Seventy-Two
River Ushna, Krasnaya Ushna, Russia
Step 272. My Teachers Will Guide Me As I Proceed.
Therefore, accept your limitations as a student of Knowledge so that you may proceed with the assistance that will be required. Be grateful that such great assistance can be given to you and that it can permeate any circumstance because it is invisible to your eyes. Be grateful that you can experience it in any circumstance and that you can receive the counsel of your Teachers at those junctures in life where it is called for.
Affirm the presence of your teachers today so that you may have great courage and enthusiasm in your support of the emergence of Knowledge. Upon the hour remind yourself that your Teachers are with you. In your two deeper practice periods, enter into stillness and silence with them so that they may render their presence and their counsel to you if needed. Accept your studenthood so that you may learn to give to the world.
Practice 272: Two 30-minute practice periods. Hourly practice.
Then I read this and I see a gleam of light at the end of the tunnel.
"You will be engaged in a life that you have not yet comprehended. You will be accessing power and resources that you have not yet fully recognized. You will be venturing deeper into life, beyond human assumptions, beyond human beliefs and beyond human conventions."