A TRUTH is first perceived, and afterwards realized. The perception may be instantaneous; the realization is almost invariably a process of gradual unfoldment. You will have to learn to love, regarding yourself as a child; and as you make progress in learning, the Divine will unfold within you. You can only learn to love by constantly meditating upon Love as a divine principle, and by adjusting, day by day, all your thought, and words, and acts to it. Watch yourself closely, and when you think, or say, or do anything which is not born of pure unselfish love, resolve that you will henceforth guard yourself in that direction. By so doing you win every day grow purer, tenderer, holier, and soon you will find it easy to love, and will realize the Divine within you.
When love is perfected and revealed in the heart, Christ is known.
Follow faithfully where the inward light leads you.
~ James Allen, Daily Meditations