This frees you to take on the big problem of life. The big problem poses these questions: Who are you? Why are you here? What are you here to accomplish? How do you re-engage yourself with your deeper mind? This requires asking the same questions in different ways.
It requires examining the big problem from many different angles. In fact, the problem is so big that people observe it in different ways and have very different interpretations. You can only see part of it. So, someone over here is looking at this part, and someone over there is looking at that part. And if they happen to communicate, they have entirely different stories about what they are experiencing.
In this case, you may say the big problem is trying to become spiritually aware or the big problem is trying to become really honest with yourself or the big problem is discernment in relationships. This is all the same problem, but you are experiencing and observing it from different vantage points. This is the big problem. Even if you solve all of the little ones and have made yourself very comfortable in life, if the big problem is not attended to, you will not feel any relief and the little ones will still preoccupy you. In an ideal or pure state living in the world, there are no intermediate problems.
There are only little problems and the big problem, and most little problems can be solved by common sense. If they are neglected or avoided or if you are not aware of them, they become intermediate problems, and then Knowledge will help you. You will feel the inner prompting of Knowledge. Because Knowledge is engaged in solving the big problem. The big problem is very big and affects every aspect of your life. If you are moving towards a resolution there, you are entering a new life.
Here little problems continue, but they stay little. What takes the place of problems? If your little problems remain large and contentious and absorb all of your energy, you cannot attain freedom. What is freedom? Freedom is responding to the truth within yourself and following it. Your freedom is to be able to do this. This solves the big problem and enables you to experience your worth and purpose in the world. When that is happening, self-love is natural. When self-love is happening, your relationships fall into the right order. This is freedom. People think freedom is being able to do anything they want with a minimum of hindrances or obstructions.
That is not freedom. Lack of hindrance is necessary up to a point, but it is not freedom. Think of someone living in a country where there is very little political freedom and take someone living in a country where there is a great deal of political freedom.
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The person in the latter case would have more advantages and opportunities, but it does not mean that they are solving the big problem in life any more effectively than the other person. It just means that their little problems are different. Remember that Knowledge is involved in solving the big problem and in keeping little problems little by enabling you to solve them at the level at which they occur. For example, consider the idea of solving problems at the level at which they happen.
This makes sense, but very few people can do it. Let me give you an example. Meanwhile, your keys are not found. They are waiting there somewhere for you to find them, but you are off in your mind doing something else. When people get involved in their own personal development in a conscious and active way, often they inflate things tremendously.
Everything that happens is significant to them. Everything they feel must be significant. All of their problems represent greater truths or greater disabilities in life. Losing your keys is normal. It will happen to you regardless of who you are. Even the man and woman of Knowledge will lose their keys. The man and woman of Knowledge will get sick and die. The difference is in their experience of Knowledge and where they are devoting their energy. Most of the things in the world that are engaging people and overtaking them are little problems that have become bigger.
Either they have been neglected or given too much significance. Knowledge is engaged in the big things, but it keeps track of everything else. I will meditate. Knowledge is so good!
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Often when people are beginning to learn The Greater Community Way of Knowledge, they pester themselves incessantly with questions about what they should do about this and what they should do about that and how they can earn more money and how they can find true love and how they can get rid of aches and pains and on and on and on. It is like a scientist working on an important discovery. You must solve ninety percent of your problems. Be resourceful. Seek help. Learn things. This is your education in being a human being. This is how you mature as a human being: by accepting these problems, by learning to become resourceful and by solving them.
But you do not want intermediate problems, for they will rob you of your time, energy and focus in life. Now let us talk about the big problem. If you have learned to solve little problems sufficiently or can keep track of them as they arise, then perhaps you will cross another threshold and enter a greater dimension of your life. Not only is there resolution, there is accomplishment and with it all of the things that you have come into the world to serve. Knowledge is here. Meaning is here—the underlying meaning of how you do things and who you are. Here the emphasis is not so much on little problems but on the whole environment in which they exist.
Alter this environment, and everything changes with it.
They are just minimized and become more interesting. Very few people enter this level of problem solving. This is advancement. In the Greater Community, much of the competition is for intelligence. Knowledge is there. Knowledge is working on the big problem.
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Knowledge is guiding you to solve the intermediate ones. Work it out. Susan Wojcicki YouTube. If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success. The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion. Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought. Erica Jong Click to tweet. When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.
Viktor E. Remember: the promised land is on the other side. We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell. The biggest risk is not taking any risk. Mark Zuckerberg Facebook. Fear is the biggest disability of all. And will paralyze you more than being in a wheelchair. The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
Arthur C. The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat. Be willing to sacrifice what you think you have today for the life that you want tomorrow. Neil Strauss. The only way to shut everybody up is to win.
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Goals are powerful motivators but they can also make you miserable. World-class daily habits are what you need. Fight Club. There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits. Michael Phelps. Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
Jerry Rice Click to tweet. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above it. Washington Irving. Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. Aristotle Click to tweet. Thomas Jefferson. Make your habits so specific and your dreams so inspiring that motivation will take care of itself.
Consistent hard work gains success. Dwayne Johnson The Rock. Aldous Huxley. Do 40 hard minutes , not an hour and a half of nonsense. Jason Statham. Jillian Michaels. The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. Arnold Schwarzenegger. People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents. Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it.
The time will pass anyway. Earl Nightingale. Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Jim Rohn Click to tweet.
Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Dwayne Johnson The Rock Click to tweet. Popularity games is what envious kids play. Long term learning games is what smart kids play. Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. The more that you read, the more things you will know. Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. Henry Ford. There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self. Ernest Hemingway. Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. Marie Curie. People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things. Edmund Hillary Click to tweet. The only thing that matters is what you choose to be now. Po Kung Fu Panda. Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious. Albert Einstein. By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. Benjamin Franklin Click to tweet.
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True growth is slow and steady. Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. I am just a child who has never grown up. Occasionally, I find an answer. Stephen Hawking. Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Lee Iacocca. Do something wonderful, people may imitate it. Albert Schweitzer Click to tweet. If you only do what you can do, you will never be more than you are now. Master Shifu Kung Fu Panda.
Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. Joshua J. Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets. She believed she could so she did.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. Marianne Williamson. We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. She remembered who she was and the game changed. Lalah Delia. You have the power to change the course of your life with each thought, habit, and action. Make it count. If you had one shot, or one opportunity to seize everything you ever wanted in one moment.
Would you capture it or just let it slip? The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled. Francis of Assisi. I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
Nelson Mandela. The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it. Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements. Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Whatever you hold in your mind on a consistent basis is exactly what you will experience in your life. We aim above the mark to hit the mark. Ralph Waldo Emerson Click to tweet.
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