THE ART AND CHALLENGE OF PRACTICE MAKES PROGRESS

July 2018 ยท 3 minute read

Though I’m spiritual rather than religious, I’d like to start using Matthew 7:24-27, a segment Matthew writes as being spoken by Jesus concerning clinic: Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a smart man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; nonetheless it didn’t fall, because it had its foundation on the rock. But everyone who hears these words of mine and does not put them into practice is like a foolish man who built his house on sand. The rain cam down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against the house, and it fell with a great crash.
First, I surely don’t imply my words; I mean the words you hear and feel in your own heart, the words that talk to you along with your spirit, the words spoken directly from Supply to youpersonally. Second, I am not calling anyone absurd; though, every of us has our turn at educating foolishness at one time or another. Third, as I opened with, knowing something isn’t the same as practicing it, ever; and practice really does make advancement. It forms the solid stone base of self-trust and hope in Source, even or especially if we feel ourselves temporarily in the valley instead of on the mountaintop.
How do you learn or train to practice what will improve your daily experience of life? You begin by deciding what it is you wish to practice, say,“Choose inner peace.” You likely do not need to wait to have an experience where this option would be a good practice, and you forget, possibly for a day, week, month or longer, as emotions run strong. Once you’re calmer, you recall you did make that selection. Twenty One Pilots Contest believe on this, perhaps admonish yourself for forgetting, which I do not recommend. I prefer a gentle reminder like,“Okay, I forgot to remember this time; but eventually I shall remember my pick.” Maybe you forget a few more times before one day, when triggered, you do recall and say to yourself,“New app: Pick inner peace” You work out how to do this and put it into practice. Please bear in mind that exercise does not mean”perfect” It means training.
Each moment, it becomes simpler to choose it, that is, to training your choice, to engage your new program, even when following through gifts challenges that ask for more or different inner function, insight, and imagination on your part. As you practice, you are feeling your development and private power, in addition to your connection with yourself and Source move up a notch. Plus it feels good. It seems right. You find you listen for other chances to practice your choice, or other opportunities to earn similar valuable choices. The new practice, and the development it causes in you, begins to feel much more natural, more comfortable than not evolving or practicing, despite obstacles.