there are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
“The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.” ~ James Allen