Nothing helped me get closer to where I want to be, after Dua, than practicing contemplation and reflecting upon my inner thinking. You talk and talk and talk about your aspirations and share your dreams with others, but nothing sharpens your thought like talking them over with yourself and contemplating them, as well as your surroundings.
Contemplation in general has this virtue of establishing the connection between your conscious and sub-conscious self, your thinking and your feeling, between you and yourself.
So this is where you first need to be; just at the centre of yourself.
There you can move freely and navigate through your soul, whether you’re primarily a thinker or generally a feeler.
Then comes contemplation over your thoughts and wishes, which helps you understand them more and take them a step further from being far fetched, to being a possibility and then a reality God willing!
You don’t achieve what you want unless you know what it is and really want it! Only then you head in the proper direction.
Contemplation makes you feel in control over yourself and more familiar with life.
Without contemplation you feel tangled in a maze of thoughts. Do contemplate so that you move from the stage of wanting, thinking and needing to that of achieving!
Let me share with you this inspirational thought by Harlem Toomer.
“Talk about it only enough to do it. Dream about it only enough to feel it. Think about it only enough to understand it. Contemplate it only enough to be it”
Do contemplate for the sake of yourself!