Step 142 - I will be consistent today. (MP3) Entry for Step 141 - I will be confident this day.

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Step 142 - I will be consistent today. (MP3) [Open in Drive or copy to your Drive – Download folder or play from Drive – Step PDF also.]

“I will be consistent today.” Step 142
PRACTICE CONSISTENTLY TODAY regardless of what is occurring within you or without. This consistency represents a Greater Power within you. This consistency will give you certainty and stability in the face of all disturbances, in the face of all external events and in the face of all emotional states within you. This consistency will stabilize and balance you and in time will bring everything into right order within you. You practice consistency so that you may learn it and experience it. As you do this, it will bestow upon you the empowerment that you will need to be a contributor in this world.

THEREFORE, TODAY PRACTICE CONSISTENTLY. Practice upon the hour, reminding yourself to be consistent. In your two meditations, practice keeping your mind steady and focused, allowing it to settle into itself so that it may experience its own nature. Do not repress what is occurring within you. Do not control what is occurring without. Simply maintain consistency, and all things will find a right balance and relationship to this. Thus, you are bringing forth Knowledge into the world, for Knowledge is entirely consistent. This will render you a person of great presence and power. Others will come to experience your consistency in time as it is more fully received by you and more fully developed. They will find refuge in your consistency, and this will remind them of their purpose as well, which waits to be discovered.

PRACTICE 142: Two 30-minute practice periods. Hourly practice.

Note:You practice consistency so that you may learn it and experience it. As you do this, it will bestow upon you the empowerment that you will need to be a contributor in this world.”

Picture: The built environment of the city, here a bridge across the Chicago River, is engineered to be consistent. Wherever we go each day, be it to work or school, or at home caring for others, we need to be reliable; consistent. We can see ourselves in that picture, benefitting from the workers throughout history who have given us what is good and useful today.

From the journal:

8:58 A.M. Sunday, Dec 5, 1999 –
Regions – have the potential to be networked – they are local networks – conscious or not – which can be networked. It takes a broader vision.

Practice first – (practice continuously) –

The sky is blue, the sun shines brightly – it is Sunday – why must I go to the office?

Somehow I’ve got to simplify the work/my life in order to practice. I get ideas – I want to bring them through and make them public.
Organization…the key to manifestation. We already sit upon/co-exist with eons worth of organization which the spiritual and physical have given us.

Earth is a good place to experience.

GCW-I – 22 – escaping suffering
Things making me unhappy:
1. Don’t have the staff I need at PDC.
2. Training takes a long time.
3. I don’t have the right motivation/discipline/time to write.
4. The fear that drove my stock market decisions is making me unhappy.
5. I still don’t have a system for ordering info & resources.

Daily/hourly/moment to moment checkup

How am I doing? Really?

At 11:45 A.M. I’m pruning away the unnecessary and focusing. I’m learning more about relationships and acting even more to encourage all other children of God.

the goal of life is to find real work My book idea – find the book that hasn’t been written & write it.

3:30 p.m. Just getting to my first practice. I’m at work. …

11:27 p.m. 2nd meditation of the day. “I will be confident this day.” – Why not?

Here, the narrative continues. Some insight, plus a burden of idealism, one I felt then, but did not understand as a burden. Ultimately it gets resolved. Your journal entries may consider greater or lesser burdens on any given day. Empowerment is promised in Step 142. Let’s work towards that.

Journal second time x2 Step 141.  This is for those who have completed Steps once. Doing Steps with only the texts, messages and your life experience, including what you may have studied and practiced is your journey. I’m showing Step comments after the Step, so as not to influence you in advance. It is a wilderness trek to be left to your own wits, but then you can also listen more closely for guides, angels and teachers, always first saying: “I surround and protect myself with the Love and the Grace of God.” Thankfully, I was taught this practice in 1989.

P.S. If you’ve some interest due to this or other Steps, you should go to the beginning blog post. From here you will learn about Steps to Knowledge and can begin it on the day that makes sense; then progress as needed. You can use the posts on this blog as a companion if it helps. They will remain in order in the archives - one post per Step.

Often it takes 18 months to get through the Steps once. For this blog, the pace is one-a-day, but it really makes no difference how fast you do it, only that you begin, persist and repeat. Posts here provide a trail that may let you have a virtual companion when and if you want one. One may have to study alone, as I did in the beginning. There are other Steps students blogging their experience and you might find a person more like you as a companion, or use a number of such Steps journeys. There are options as well through the Free School of the New Message.