(Esoteric Encyclopedia of Eternal Knowledge)
To sow the same seeds is to reap the same weeds. Even this simple law of nature is overlooked by those who ache over a habitually hopeless harvest. To gain something different we must do something different. How easy it is to criticize whatever goes contrary to our present beliefs rather than attempt to understand. How shallow it is to speak the word ‘love’ and not realize that the word is not the virtue.
Do what you should do instead of what you want to do. At first it arouses resistance, but the time will come when what you should do and want to do are the same thing. That stage is known as happiness.
Perhaps you would like to know how the truth makes you a different kind of person. With a mixture of wonder and appreciation you will see the difference in yourself for yourself. Here is one way in which you will be different: You will have the casualness of a person who has nothing to prove.
Inner Life Exercise
(50 Ways to Get Help from God)
26. Walk toward a new and different world. A new world exists for you just as surely as Venus exists. It is inner, truly spiritual, ruled by Reality. It awaits your discovery. March toward this higher life right now by seeing what it is not. It is not like this world. It has no confusion, no fear of loss, no loneliness, no self-destructove acts. Change yourself and it is your world! Be eager to make this inner change. Years from now you will see it as the wisest decision of your life.